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During its trumpeted webcast on plans for BEA Systems, Oracle's top brass stressed their commitment to middleware to keep the new flock happy. So it purchased BEA to expand Oracle's presence in Asia and Japan - that wasn't the point. President Charles Phillips and senior vice president of Oracle server technologies Thomas …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Gutter Press

    Come on, Gavin - we all know you hate Oracle but this is pure tabloid journalism. The Server Side survey is so flawed (hint - read the comments) it doesn't merit looking at, let alone basing some unsubstantiated opinion-piece on. I guess that now Oracle have come out and said that they are going to promote WLS going forward (no big surprise there), some other FUD angle is needed.

  2. Anonymous Coward


    I spent ages getting to grips with OAS, and now it's being phased out...

  3. Robert Grant Silver badge


    Just use Tomcat :)

  4. Justin Kestelyn

    No forced migrations

    Gavin, please do keep in mind that this survey, flawed or not, was conducted before the July 1 strategy Webcast (which could not have offered clearer direction, IMO). Would be interested to see the results of a post-July 1 survey (I'm sure we will).

    Three key words, which perhaps you missed: "No forced migrations." What's not to like?

    Justin Kestelyn

    EIC, Oracle Technology Network

  5. AlinTowe
    Paris Hilton

    GLASSFISH is coming...

    Paris is crying because I just wasted four years on Oracle certs.

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