Well LE and most ohana had aloha filled 75th celebration. LE gave big aloha to shareholders of banks that loaned MEE movie money. Not pono. Whoever runs engineering, whoever has CTO title, LE will stay rich. Unfinished projects proliferating... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Oracle Corp.
Just heard at lunch that there's a big reorg coming, almost certainly with lots of redundancies. Take the free money and jump ship to something better :-)
About 400 people laid off in the Pillar org this week. That brings the total since 6/1/2016 to 24,850. In other words, close to 25,000 experienced employees laid off in predominantly US and Western Europe and replaced by less expensive and less... — read more
If anyone believes they have information related to Oracle's potential violations of securities laws you can submit your information to the Securities and Exchange Commissions Whistleblower Program. One common violation the SEC enforces is when a... — read more
A bunch of people belonging to the Pillar org just laid off via a short conference call by Mike Workman (including me). Don't know the scope. Today is my last day. It is sad for the Pillar org. I personally am not sad as this works out for my family... — read more
Dyn has been decimated from around 400 to 150. Office space has been collapsed in recent weeks from two floors in the building to one single floor and a skeleton crew. Everything that made Dyn a fun place to work (slide, multiple varieties of beer on... — read more
**Google Cloud has changed how it pays its salespeople, ripping a page out of the Oracle playbook ** ROSALIE CHAN AUGUST 14, 2019 This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and... — read more
Heard rumours today about significant layoffs across 3 continents, amongst commerce teams
Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Earns Among The Best Returns In Its Industry https://finance.yahoo.com/news/oracle-corporation-nyse-orcl-earns-173948718.html
Are BMC and OCI, two different orgs? Do they have PIPs/layoffs. Also how is PIP different from layoff at oracle?
https://www.romania-insider.com/oracle-romania-ceo-corruption-investigation https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/10448-romania-probes-software-company-ceo-for-bribes Romania's anti-corruption unit (DNA) launched an investigation into bribery... — read more
The lazy hazy days of summer are here, nothing crazy so far. No major layoffs this past week. Total since 6/1/2016 remains at 24,450. Enjoy the summer days and keep looking.
Rumor is some of the lawsuits filed in the past on cloud revenue have some strong evidence and good testimony. Only thing keeping the court cases on hold is the stock price. No one has suffered a loss in spite of the inflated numbers. Bad news... — read more
R&D towards the cloud? Or John Mayer for OOW?
Business Insider: Here are 12 execs leading Oracle's cloud computing push. https://www.businessinsider.com/oracle-executives-power-players-cloud-2019-7 Oracle's leadership doesn't know the cloud," he told Business Insider. "The top leadership... — read more
September brings board meeting so read proxy statement to see what official word os about severance, buybacks, staff readjustments. Melting away, you know. That N guy with the deleted poem was a trip. Advance birthday wishes to Gramps... — read more
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There you go... https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/news/oracle-generation-2-cloud-go-live-australia/
How do I know if I am going to get a bonus for the last FY? Is there anything online that I can check to see when and how much should I be expecting?
Anyone know about outages with managed cloud services? Have been hearing about customers notifying Oracle of problems with cloud and autonomous dbs, they bring in consultants who don't tell them anything and then get billed and told it's fixed
While tech sector employment remains strong, that doesn’t mean everyone in the channel has been able to avoid getting pinked-slipped this year. AT&T, Lenovo, SAP and Oracle are among companies in the channel that have shed workers during the first... — read more
Layoffs are coming, but nothing more than has been experienced in the past few months. Small layoffs have been occurring monthly since March of 2019 and it should be apparent to you that this will continue into the foreseeable future. Also should... — read more
Rumor is cuts tomorrow. Same as always, random departments and orgs across the globe. First Monday of the month, every month, to keep layoff under the radar is a thing now.
No major layoffs this past week. Total since 6/1/2016 remains 24,450. Keep looking friends, keep looking!
What is the point of changing the company logo color from red to black?
The Pentagon is putting its controversial winner-takes-all $10bn cloud contract, dubbed JEDI, on hold as it investigates whether the whole process was biased in favor of Amazon. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/01/jedicloudcontract/
Larry Ellison won't get paid any more equity unless he gets Oracle's stock up to $80 https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.businessinsider.com/larry-ellison-no-new-equity-unless-oracle-stock-80-dollars-2017-9
The judge backed the Pentagon's decision to rule out Oracle. Oracle lost the cloud war for the Jedi contract for one simple reason. the Defense Department had the legal right to rule out Oracle on the grounds that it lacked a sufficiently large... — read more
Rumor has it the new orders for the global multi-phase layoffs are to occur monthly now. This Monday August 5th is the next round. Below are snippits and links to the articles explaining the new marching orders. Hundreds are to be let go the first... — read more
Nice tidy profit so thanks to all you Oraclers for helping with the profit.
I would like to share with you my thoughts on Oracle Cloud as someone who has worked for a partner/customer for many years. I just am so frustrated by using their cloud I need to vent somewhere! That being said, I know that my living at the moment... — read more
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Pentagon-issues-forceful-rebuke-of-Oracle-as-14268151.php Opening paragraph: The Pentagon has issued an unusually strong rebuke of Oracle over the weekend, accusing the company of employing... — read more
https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/pentagon-issues-forceful-rebuke-of-oracle-as-debate-over-a-massive-federal-contract-turns-caustic/ar-AAF3n26 The Pentagon issued an unusually strong rebuke of Oracle over the weekend, accusing the company... — read more
Oracle is lumped together as part of others. https://www.gartner.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2019-07-29-gartner-says-worldwide-iaas-public-cloud-services-market-grew-31point3-percent-in-2018
No major layoffs this past week. Total since 6/1-2016 remains at 24,450. Stay cool in the heat everybody and keep looking for exciting new opportunities.
AWS -33% Microsoft-16% Google -8% IBM-6% Alibaba -5% Source: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/26/halfofallpubliccloudmoneygoestoamazonandmicrosoft/
So it looks like O’s cloud strategy has been scaled down from providing general cloud capabilities to the much more limited Exa for Oracle DB. More realistic in terms of O’s ability to deliver but clearly LE has given up on competing with AWS and... — read more
AWS missed earnings targets and Amazon's stock price fell 2%. They're feeling the impact of ADW.