Author Archives: John Rath

About John Rath

John Rath is a veteran IT professional and regular contributor at Data Center Knowledge. He has served many roles in the data center, including support, system administration, web development and facility management.

OpenWorld: Oracle Outlines Roadmap for Java

When Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, it also acquired the Java development platform. On Day 2 of its OpenWorld conference, Oracle (ORCL) announced JavaFX 2.0 and its plans to move Java forward and continue investment in mobile platforms. Read More

Oracle OpenWorld: Emerson, Savvis, EMC

Oracle partner news from OpenWorld: Emerson Network Power discusses Oracle Fusion Middleware and its new Trellis DCIM platform, Savvis launches Symphony cloud-based database, EMC unveils Oracle best practices. Read More

Oracle OpenWorld Highlights New Hardware

At Oracle OpenWorld, hardware is a key focus. “When we first bought Sun, a lot of people said we would get out of the hardware business,” said Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. “I guess we didn’t get the memo.” Read More

Oracle: OpenWorld Kicks Off, Autonomy Hubbub

Oracle OpenWorld kicks off today with a keynote from Larry Ellison. The event follows a busy week for Oracle (ORCL), which included media jousting with Autonomy over whether the UK firm was “shopped” prior to its agreement to be acquired by HP. Read More