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The oldest, most heated rivalry in the enterprise tech world has just flared up again. SAP’s billionaire cofounder, Hasso Plattner, is now throwing punches at Oracle president Mark Hurd. Plattner wrote in a blog post on Monday, “When it comes to competition you should either know exactly what your are […]
Another product to keep SAP customers from yanking out their Oracle databases.
It's pretty close to the same relationship with Amazon.
A major coup for VMware.
But it's not that simple.
Just how fast is the "fastest growing software product in the history of the world"?
SAP denies sales figures are "inflated."
[credit provider=”TheCDSatTuck via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd5YaIzEPPU&hd=1″] Enterprise software company SAP has a big hit on its hands with its in-memory database software, HANA.Co-CEO, Bill McDermott, tells AllThingsD’s Arik Hesseldahl:
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Oracle’s been selling business software to its database customers for years.Now SAP has struck back in a big way, announcing that its flagship Business Suite software, used by companies to crunch financials and manage operations, now runs on SAP’s own Hana database.
[credit provider=”Microsoft”] There’s a technology called in-memory databases that is taking the enterprise by storm. And Microsoft wants in.Today, Redmond promised users of its SQL Server database that it, too, would have an in-memory database to compete with the likes of SAP’s Hana and Oracle’s Exadata.
[credit provider=”AP”] SAP has brought its Oracle-killer database, Hana, to Amazon’s cloud.Enterprises can now choose to use SAP’s super-fast in-memory database for 99 cents per hour, plus other fees.
[credit provider=”Opera Solutions” url=”http://www.operasolutions.com/about-us/leadership-team.php”] Sometimes it’s good to lose.Three years ago Arnab Gupta’s company, Opera Solutions, was trying to win a Netflix contest worth $1 million. Netflix was looking for a better way to do movie recommendations.
[credit provider=”SAP”] SAP is so excited about its new database HANA that it’s throwing $492 million into programs to get people to use it.The money covers two programs, one for startups, another for enterprises.
[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] Just because Larry Ellison thinks SAP’s management is “on drugs,” doesn’t mean he’s dismissing his ancient rival.Today Oracle unleashed two new products to make SAP customers love it.
[credit provider=”Flickr/andi.vs.zf” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/andivszf/4937321550/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] IBM has got a message for Oracle customers: we’ve made it so easy for you to move.IBM’s next big database, DB2 10, will be out out on April 30 and IBM has gone on the offensive to win Oracle’s customers.