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VMworld 2012: Oracle Attempts to Steal VMware Thunder

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http://www.thevarguy.com – As VMware (NYSE: VMW) prepares to kick off VMworld 2012 (Aug. 26-30, San Francisco), Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) has launched a preemptive strike, claiming that Oracle VM is a better solution than VMware vSphere for virtualizing key Oracle applications. In reality, that claim comes from the Elevator Group, an analyst firm. But Oracle isn’t shy about spreading the news today — as thousands of channel partners and IT experts pack their bags for VMworld. Here’s the update. The Elevator Group’s top-line takeaway: Deploying Oracle Real Application Clusters and the Oracle E-Busines (IT news)