30 May, 2014
Big Data Landscape CategoryStructured Databases
Oracle Corporation is one of the world’s largest computer technology companies, with software and hardware products that integrate to “eliminate complexity and simplify IT.” At the core of these products are Oracle’s database management systems. With grid computing capabilities and distinct logical and physical structures, Oracle database and DBMS are accessible and high performing.
Founders: Lawrence J. Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates
CEO: Lawrence J. Ellison
1977: Oracle founded as Software Development Laboratories (SDL)
1979: SDL releases Oracle, its relational database product
1982: Oracle is taken on as the name of the company
1985: Oracle Version 5 is released, with a client/server mode
1997: Oracle 8 is released, with Internet connectivity
2000: OracleMobile established
2005: Oracle Purchases Siebel Systems, a major business intelligence solutions provider, for $5.8 billion
2007: Oracle 11g released
2013: Oracle Database 12c released
Oracle Corporation is headquartered in Redwood CIty, California, USA. The company has over 100,000 employees in offices in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.