While it won't likely go down as the "trial of the century," the legal showdown between Oracle and Google that began in San Francisco federal court on Monday could still be quite significant. The case has already been characterized as "the World Series of IP cases" by U.S. District Judge William Alsup, who is presiding over the trial.
As part of its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Oracle also acquired the Java technology. Oracle has the enterprise sector in its grip now (Java and OracleDB). However, we cannot forget how erratic it has been in handling delicate issues like the OpenSolaris project or the ongoing infringement case against Android.
Among the big new items included in the Linux 3.11 kernel is the initial support for the Lustre filesystem. Lustre is a widely deployed high-performance computing (HPC) filesystem used by many of the world's top supercomputers. It got its start with Cluster File Systems, which was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2007.
could someone suggest any Oracle sql developer alternative for ubuntu?
Well, Oracle sql developer works fine on my PC and notebook, but my notebook is slower and I'm looking for some lightweight alternative.
My main desktop is Lubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Upd: found this link, will try at home in the evening.
In a move designed to protect the free and open source software community, the U.S. Justice Department has intervened in an intellectual property case involving four dominant IT enterprises. The transaction involves software developer Novell and a consortium made up of Microsoft, Oracle, Apple and EMC.
Things are never dull here in the Linux blogosphere, but there's no doubt they would be a whole lot less entertaining without Oracle. How else, after all, would we get the opportunity to ride on a thrilling emotional roller coaster such as the one Oracle's had us on since it acquired Sun? Regarding OpenOffice.org, in particular, it's been one hair-raising twist and turn after another.
Hi, I am Victoria Espinel, the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. I am honored to have been appointed by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve in this new position created by Congress in the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property ...