Need we say more? https://dilbert.com/strip/2019-10-13 But one frame must be missing: that for the cronies who also get raises for non-performance!
Topics regarding layoffs at Oracle Corp.
AWS and Oracle love to take shots at each other, but as much as Amazon has knocked Oracle over the years, it was forced to admit that it was in fact a customer. Today in a company blog post, the company announced it was shedding Oracle for AWS... — read more
No major layoffs this week. Total since 6/1/2016 remains at 26,166. Keep looking folks, keep looking!
Meet the 5 execs that Larry Ellison and insiders say are on the short list to one day be the CEO of Oracle BENJAMIN PIMENTEL OCTOBER 13, 2019 This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your... — read more
Title says it all
Heard a rumor that due to China banning corporate VPN connections between their China offices and out-of-country offices ( https://www.chinalawblog.com/2019/09/chinas-new-cybersecurity-program-no-place-to-hide.html ) that Oracle is pulling all... — read more
Nowadays, job posting costs literally zero. Write it up, post it and wait for the resumes to roll in. No advertising costs like it was preInternet. How would you know if the 2,000 new jobs is for real? Oracle has thousands of jobs posted already. How... — read more
Oracle will be laying off half of the Deal Management workforce by mid November. Jobs are being moved to India once again proving money is the only thing that matters to Oracle.
Jar Jar never squandered billions, costing thousands their jobs.
Inside information that the layoffs are finished for 2019. But hold on to your hats, 2020 is right around the corner.
All needed for a successful hyperscaler which Oracle truly is.
What about the people who were recently laid off? (Not that I think any of them want to return to this place, most of the ones I know feel like they've escaped prison since they left Oracle.) But I am interested to know if they will be given a chance... — read more
Venture Capital Deals ⛽ RigUp, an Austin, Texas-based marketplace for on-demand energy industry services and labor, raised $300 million in Series D funding led by Andreessen Horowitz at a $1.9 billion valuation. Existing backers include Founders... — read more
Link below... Oracle plans to hire 2,000 people for its cloud platform, months after sacking hundreds of staff. Don Johnson: “Cloud is still in its early days with less than 20 percent penetration today, and enterprises are just beginning to... — read more
Since LE said no longer will Oracle try to beat Amazon and focus on DB and applications what will happen to the team? which orgs inside OCI are going to get RIFed?
Since Larry himself is giving up the cloud fight at this point, where could Larry and OCI management could have wisely spent this huge cloud investment on?
Here is a great story of Oracle's infatuation with "beating" AWS, until we somehow realized that was a bad idea. Also, well, well, well. (P.S., Kurian was...probably right about partnerships.)... — read more
Cambridge office, 2 IC3 (myself) and 1 IC5
Bloomberg: “Oracle is no longer dreaming of cloud dominance. The company’s goal is no longer to dethrone Amazon Web Services but to remain competitive in database and applications” Ops, what happened LE?
Deutsche Bank analysts say the arrival of Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian 'changed everything' in the fight with Amazon Web Services ROSALIE CHAN OCTOBER 08, 2019 Analysts were skeptical for many years of Google Cloud being able to catch up to... — read more
Back again with Layoffs in Oracle Spain and with lower compensation packages than ever before. Company presented last Sept 11th substantial benefits for the Q1FY20 and they are in the process to relocate to a new office on central Madrid (an... — read more
Omg, what a joke. O has publicly announced that they will hire 2,000 people to sell cloud across the world. Sounds like a PR stunt. What would these poor people do? There is nothing for them to sell and no way to make a living. The 2 remaining... — read more
Oci has presence in Redwood Shores? What teams are there?
I no longer work at Oracle, and they overpaid me on my last commission statement. What will happen if I don’t pay them back?
No major layoffs this past week. Total since 6-1/2016 remains at 25,166. Keep looking folks, keep looking before the economy get worse and employers more cautious about hiring.
Based on the posts on this board you would think that SPARC and Solaris were dead and buried. But a simple search of the Oracle careers website shows over 100 of openings for SPARC and Solaris. Me thinks there's a bit of misinformation circulating... — read more
Here’s the definitive story on Oracle’s struggle to handle Mark Hurd’s illness over the last year and a half, when the software maker’s most accessible executive weaved in and out of the public eye. With @tsgiles and ... — read more
Is anyone under DJ working on it? They've stopped selling OCC 1.0
https://www.crn.com/news/data-center/oracle-cloud-to-open-a-new-data-center-region-every-23-days Is oracle really trying to compete or is this just a bluff? Where is the money coming from?
What to make of the move of SCO under AA (OHD VP) ....seems like the big boss isn’t happy with cost and speed, or it could be a sign of things to come (reconstitute the old SUN under a single group). What gives ??
Just recieved an email from OCI HR about a mandatory mid year check in process where managers and employees will talk about their perfomance. Another round of layoffs on the way?
What are the number of laid off employees in the last quarter. Can anybody give any sort of a figure? Are we in for mass layoffs in the last three months of the year?
Does anybody know? And I'm not looking for "this is Oracle, there will always be layoffs" kind of answers. I'm stressed out as it is, I'd just like to know if somebody has any actual info on what's going to happen this week. And hoping that the... — read more
I want to work at Oracle as my dad worked there until the mid-2000s. Dad says it's an awesome place with awesome tech talent so I was hoping to get a job there.
Well, with the 250 or so people laid off this past week, oracle has now passed the 25,000 mark. The total since 6/1/2016 is now 25,166. Keep looking there is no future at O!
The amount of tech talent that has walked out the door in the last 2 or 3 months is boggling. It truly is. Oracle really did a number on Dyn. For the "wait and see" crowd of engineers they waited and saw, and what they saw was not something they felt... — read more
Your straw has been drawn and the axe will start falling soon. That is all.