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Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud connect

Direct network connection and identity interoperability allow customers to run workloads across the Microsoft and Oracle clouds

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Oracle steers GraalVM to the enterprise

GraalVM Enterprise brings performance and security extras to the shared runtime supporting JVM languages, JavaScript, and native code

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Oracle’s and IBM’s hybrid cloud defense may not hold

There's a lot of money on-premises, which keeps IBM and Oracle making money. But AWS, Microsoft, and even Google are targeting on-premises—with IT buy-in

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Why Oracle is happy to lose to AWS and MongoDB

Open source and cloud developers lead the charge away from Oracle’s database, but they're not where Oracle makes its money

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Oracle Java Card updated for IoT applications

Java Card is a software technology providing isolation between secure hardware and software services

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What to do when free Java 8 updates end

You have four paid options—from Azul, IBM, Oracle, and Red Hat—to get support for the most used version of JDK

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VirtualBox 6.0 exports VMs to the cloud—but only Oracle Cloud

Update to Oracle’s open source virtualization platform also streamlines the UI and eases file management between hosts and guests

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Red Hat offers support for open source Java on Windows

Pricing is not disclosed for the new OpenJDK support program

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Oracle’s Wookiee brings microservices to Scala developers

The open source framework is tailored to building concurrent, message-driven applications

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Java SE’s OpenJDK could be headed to GitHub

Developers could see more automation if the project moves from Oracle’s Mercurial server

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Eclipse takes over all Java EE reference components

Oracle has contributed 100 percent of Java EE and GlassFish application server components to the foundation

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Removed from JDK 11, JavaFX 11 arrives as a standalone module

Developers must now explicitly include JavaFX modules in applications

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Oracle forges a Java microservices framework

The Helidon framework supports the MicroProfile technology and is intended to make it easier to develop microservices

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Oracle and Intel seek to build a Java API for SIMD support

The Java Vector API aims to provide a mechanism to write complex vector algorithms in Java

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Oracle’s and IBM’s IaaS cloud strategy: Talk big, invest little

They’re both woefully behind AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, but you wouldn’t know it from their Scrooge-like investments in their cloud platforms

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Java will no longer have ‘major’ releases

The twice-yearly Java releases will get new version numbers, but they won’t have the degree of change that whole version numbers have historically indicated

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JDK 10: What’s new in Java 10

Better Docker support and technologies from several projects will provide a pipeline of new capabilities in Java 10 and later versions

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How PostgreSQL just might replace your Oracle database

Although heavily dependent on Oracle today, Salesforce seems to be seeking database freedom—and its efforts could result in the same freedom for all enterprises

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