News, views, tips and tricks on Oracle and other fun stuff

Daily Roundup of News, Tips and Tricks for 2010-02-09

  • A list of Oracle Strategic acquisitions by category.
  • Documentation of Oracle wait groups and their wait events.
  • Oracle is preparing a public-relations onslaught, intended to change the perception of Oracle as cloud critic.
  • Oracle has agreed to acquire AmberPoint, a leader in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Management.
  • This Security Alert addresses security issue CVE-2010-0073, a vulnerability in the Node Manager component of Oracle WebLogic Server. This vulnerability may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e. it may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password. A knowledgeable and malicious remote user can exploit this vulnerability which can result in impacting the availability, integrity and confidentiality of the targeted system.
  • Can you trust the leading open-source database engines, PostgreSQL and MySQL, to deliver the performance and features that the Oracles, SQL Servers, and DB2s of the world do? Not just yet, but they could offer enough to meet your needs. Find out how they stack up against each other, as well as against the commercial alternatives.

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