Larry Ellison on SAP and Salesforce Paying Oracle for DB Licenses

Executive Summary Larry Ellison enjoyed observing how SAP, Salesforce, and Workday pay large amounts of money for Oracle database licenses. We cover how PostgresSQL is an Oracle replacement. Introduction to Oracle’s’s Outrageous Statements On Jun. 17, 2015, Business Insider published the article Larry Ellison: SAP and Salesforce pay Oracle a LOT of money. In this…

SQL Server is About to Pass Oracle as the Most Popular Database

Executive Summary According to DB-Engines, a site that ranks the popularity of databases, MySQL and SQL Server are about to pass Oracle as the most popular databases. The decline in Oracle’s database will cause a decrease in purchases of add-on applications and negatively impact its overall profitability. Introduction: The Logic for a Changing of the…

How Accurate Was Bob Evans on Oracle’s 2018 Q4 Being Due to the Autonomous Database?

Executive Summary Bob Evans runs a PR firm that promoted the idea of Oracle gaining traction with the autonomous database. We review the accuracy of this article. Introduction This article we will review was a paid placement by Oracle on a website called Cloud Wars. It was paid for by Oracle. Let us see how…

What Percentage of Oracle Customers are on What Oracle Database Version?

Executive Summary What percentage of Oracle database customers are on which version of their database? We cover the implications of these percentages for Oracle customers. Introduction Oracle has been introducing increasingly sophisticated versions of its flagship database products in the past few years. Garnering little attention in the technology press, unfortunately, is the resistance of…

How Accurate Are SAP and Oracle on Using One Giant Database?

Executive Summary Both SAP and Oracle have proposed that their customers place all data for applications and analytics on one of their database instances. How accurate are the claims of the benefits of such a design? Introduction In the article Exadata and data consolidation, the breakthrough towards successful transformation! Published on April 28, 2019, Oracle…

Forbes Allows SAP to Vent Against the Oracle Autonomous Database for Money

Executive Summary SAP paid Forbes to allow it to run an editorial as if it were an article. SAP finally found something it thinks is false, the Oracle autonomous database. Introduction SAP has an eight-year history of lying about HANA. And SAP resources take great offense to being called out as lying. In fact, many…

Why is AWS a Bigger Threat to Oracle than SAP and Microsoft?

Executive Summary Oracle has long-term competition from SAP and Microsoft. Find out why AWS is the biggest threat of all to Oracle. Introduction Oracle is obsessed with AWS. Over the past couple of years, Oracle’s marketing machine has been completely fixated on Amazon’s cloud business. I knew something was up when Larry used most of…

How Real is The Oracle Automated Database?

Executive Summary Oracle made many ridiculous claims about the autonomous or self-driving database. The reason for creating the autonomous database is because Oracle is losing business to the AWS RDS managed database service. Oracle makes it sound as if AI in Oracle’s Automated Database is ARIIA from EagleEye. Oracle upgrades are not free, and upgrades…