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Oracle 2023 Java Pricing Explodes: What Should I Do Now?

Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying “in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” Well, Mr. Franklin obviously never knew about Java pricing and Oracle’s penchant for squeezing every drop of money from their customers that they possibly can. What changed Just when you thought it was safe to deploy Java SE on your subscription-licensed server, Oracle has changed the rules (again).  As of today (January 23, 2023), Oracle has overhauled its Java

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Broadcom to Acquire VMware

Broadcom today confirmed the rumors of a few days ago that it was in acquisition talks with VMware. My reaction: anybody but Oracle. Before I

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Oracle Advanced Compression

Oracle Database Enterprise Edition has several types of data compression. Most seasoned Oracle DBAs will understand how to best use these features, but may not fully

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