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An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).
Actuate Corporation is a publicly traded reporting, analytics and customer communications software company based in San Mateo, California, part of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Adam (AJ) Edelman (born March 14, 1991) is an American-Israeli four-time Israeli National Champion in the skeleton event, and competed for Israel at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Air Force Times is a newspaper published 26 times per year to provide active, reserve and retired United States Air Force and Air National Guard personnel and their families with news, information, analysis, community and lifestyle features, educational supplements, and resource guides.
The America's Cup, affectionately known as the "Auld Mug", is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yachts.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods of Tokyo, located in the northwest portion of Minato Ward.
Apache Hadoop is a collection of open-source software utilities that facilitate using a network of many computers to solve problems involving massive amounts of data and computation.
Apache Kafka is an open-source stream-processing software platform developed by the Apache Software Foundation, written in Scala and Java.
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is an American non-profit corporation (classified as 501(c)(3) in the United States) to support Apache software projects, including the Apache HTTP Server.
An application server is a software framework that provides both facilities to create web applications and a server environment to run them.
An application software (app or application for short) is a computer software designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user.
Ars Technica (a Latin-derived term that the site translates as the "art of technology") is a website covering news and opinions in technology, science, politics, and society, created by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998.
The Association for Competitive Technology, now known as ACT | The App Association is a trade association representing over 5,000 application software developers and small and mid-sized technology companies in the United States and Europe.
Belmont is a city in San Mateo County in the U.S. state of California.
Berkeley DB (BDB) is a software library intended to provide a high-performance embedded database for key/value data.
Bicentennial Man is a 1999 Canadian-American science fiction comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Embeth Davidtz (in a dual role), Wendy Crewson, and Oliver Platt.
Big data is data sets that are so big and complex that traditional data-processing application software are inadequate to deal with them.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Robert Nimrod "Bob" Miner (December 23, 1941 – November 11, 1994) was an American businessman.
Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (goods and services).
A consultant (from consultare "to discuss") is a professional who provides professional or expert advice in a particular area such as security (electronic or physical), management, accountancy, law, human resources, marketing (and public relations), finance, engineering, science or any of many other specialized fields.
Business Insider is an American financial and business news website that also operates international editions in the UK, Australia, China, Germany, France, South Africa, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nordics, Poland, Spanish and Singapore.
Business intelligence (BI) comprises the strategies and technologies used by enterprises for the data analysis of business information.
Business process management (BPM) is a discipline in operations management in which people use various methods to discover, model, analyze, measure, improve, optimize, and automate business processes.
Business software or a business application is any software or set of computer programs used by business users to perform various business functions.
C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Charles E. Phillips (born June 1959)Kalte, Pamela M. (ed).
In object-oriented programming, a class is an extensible program-code-template for creating objects, providing initial values for state (member variables) and implementations of behavior (member functions or methods).
A class action, class suit, or representative action is a type of lawsuit where one of the parties is a group of people who are represented collectively by a member of that group.
Cloud computing is an information technology (IT) paradigm that enables ubiquitous access to shared pools of configurable system resources and higher-level services that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort, often over the Internet.
CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.
Collaborative software or groupware is application software designed to help people involved in a common task to achieve their goals.
Communications of the ACM is the monthly journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Computer data storage, often called storage or memory, is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media that are used to retain digital data.
The computer or information technology, or IT industry is the range of businesses involved in designing computer hardware and computer networking infrastructures, developing computer software, manufacturing computer components, and providing information technology (IT) services.
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) was an American multinational corporation that provided information technology (IT) services and professional services.
Computer-aided software engineering (CASE) is the domain of software tools used to design and implement applications.
Computerworld is a publication website and digital magazine for information technology (IT) and business technology professionals.
Content management (CM) is a set of processes and technologies that supports the collection, managing, and publishing of information in any form or medium.
A content management system (CMS)Managing Enterprise Content: A Unified Content Strategy.
Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.
Cover Oregon was the health insurance marketplace for the U.S. state of Oregon, established as Oregon's implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
In commerce, customer experience (CX) is the product of an interaction between an organization and a customer over the duration of their relationship.
Customer relationship management (CRM) is an approach to manage a company's interaction with current and potential customers.
In computing, data as a service (or DaaS) is a cousin of software as a service (SaaS).
A data center (American English) or data centre (Commonwealth English) is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems.
A database is an organized collection of data, stored and accessed electronically.
Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data.
David Litchfield (born 1975) is a security expert from the United Kingdom.
Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1950s to the 1990s.
Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE) used in computer programming, and is the most widely used Java IDE.
Edward A. "Ed" Oates (born 1946) is an American businessman.
Edgar Frank "Ted" Codd (19 August 1923 – 18 April 2003) was an English computer scientist who, while working for IBM, invented the relational model for database management, the theoretical basis for relational databases and relational database management systems.
An embedded database system is a database management system (DBMS) which is tightly integrated with an application software that requires access to stored data, such that the database system is "hidden" from the application’s end-user and requires little or no ongoing maintenance.
Enterprise performance management (EPM) is a field of business performance management which considers the visibility of operations in a closed-loop model across all facets of the enterprise.
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is the integrated management of core business processes, often in real-time and mediated by software and technology.
Enterprise search is the practice of making content from multiple enterprise-type sources, such as databases and intranets, searchable to a defined audience.
Enterprise software, also known as enterprise application software (EAS), is computer software used to satisfy the needs of an organization rather than individual users.
EnterpriseDB (EDB), a privately held company based in Massachusetts, provides software and services based on the open-source database PostgreSQL.
Essbase is a multidimensional database management system (MDBMS) that provides a multidimensional database platform upon which to build analytic applications.
The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
eWeek (Enterprise Newsweekly, stylized as eWEEK) is a technology and business magazine, owned by QuinStreet.
Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.
The False Claims Act, also called the "Lincoln Law") is an American federal law that imposes liability on persons and companies (typically federal contractors) who defraud governmental programs. It is the federal Government's primary litigation tool in combating fraud against the Government. The law includes a qui tam provision that allows people who are not affiliated with the government, called "relators" under the law, to file actions on behalf of the government (informally called "whistleblowing" especially when the relator is employed by the organization accused in the suit). Persons filing under the Act stand to receive a portion (usually about 15–25 percent) of any recovered damages. As of 2012, over 70 percent of all federal Government FCA actions were initiated by whistleblowers. Claims under the law have typically involved health care, military, or other government spending programs, and dominate the list of largest pharmaceutical settlements. The government recovered $38.9 billion under the False Claims Act between 1987 and 2013 and of this amount, $27.2 billion or 70% was from qui tam cases brought by relators.
In computing, a file system or filesystem controls how data is stored and retrieved.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) (et seq.) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions, one that addresses accounting transparency requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and another concerning bribery of foreign officials.
ForgeRock is a multinational identity and access management software company headquartered in San Francisco, U.S.A. The company develops commercial open source identity and access management products for internet of things, customer, cloud, mobile, and enterprise environments.
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.
Freeware is software that is available for use at no monetary cost.
The General Services Administration (GSA), an independent agency of the United States government, was established in 1949 to help manage and support the basic functioning of federal agencies.
The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.
The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in the San Francisco Bay Area in Oakland, California.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) is the umbrella term covering an organization's approach across these three areas: Governance, risk management, and compliance.
Grid computing is the collection of computer resources from multiple locations to reach a common goal.
Henning Kagermann (born 12 July 1947 in Braunschweig) is a German physicist and businessman.
The Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) or shortened to Hewlett-Packard was an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
HTML5 is a markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web.
Human resource management (HRM or HR) is the strategic approach to the effective management of organization workers so that they help the business gain a competitive advantage, Commonly referred to as the HR Department, it is designed to maximize employee performance in service of an employer's strategic objectives.
A Human Resource Management System or HRIS (Human Resource Information System) is a form of HR software that combines a number of systems and processes to ensure the easy management of human resources, business processes and data.
Human resources are the people who make up the workforce of an organization, business sector, or economy.
An IATA airport code, also known as an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
IBM Db2 contains database-server products developed by IBM.
IBM System R is a database system built as a research project at IBM's San Jose Research Laboratory beginning in 1974.
Identity management, also known as identity and access management (IAM) is, in computer security, the security and business discipline that "enables the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times and for the right reasons".
illumos is a free and open-source Unix operating system.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
Information security, sometimes shortened to InfoSec, is the practice of preventing unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, inspection, recording or destruction of information.
Informix Corporation was a software company located in Menlo Park, California.
InfoWorld (formerly The Intelligent Machines Journal) is an information technology media business.
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) refers to online services that provide high-level APIs used to dereference various low-level details of underlying network infrastructure like physical computing resources, location, data partitioning, scaling, security, backup etc.
Initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch is a type of public offering in which shares of a company are sold to institutional investors and usually also retail (individual) investors; an IPO is underwritten by one or more investment banks, who also arrange for the shares to be listed on one or more stock exchanges.
An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development.
International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these things to connect and exchange data, creating opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems, resulting in efficiency improvements, economic benefits, and reduced human exertions.
Java is a general-purpose computer-programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE), formerly Java 2 Platforms, Enterprise Edition (J2EE), currently Jakarta EE, is a set of specifications, extending Java SE with specifications for enterprise features such as distributed computing and web services.
JDeveloper is a freeware IDE supplied by Oracle Corporation.
Jeffrey O. "Jeff" Henley is an American businessman and the vice chairman of Oracle Corporation, having previously served as chairman.
John David Ashcroft (born May 9, 1942) is an American lawyer and former politician who served as the 79th U.S. Attorney General (2001–2005), in the George W. Bush Administration.
Knoa Software is an enterprise software company headquartered in New York, NY.
Kubernetes (commonly stylized as K8s) is an open-source container-orchestration system for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications.
Lawrence Joseph Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation.
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.
LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite, a project of The Document Foundation.
This is a listing of Oracle Corporation's corporate acquisitions, including acquisitions of both companies and individual products.
Many lists exist that provide an overview of large software companies, often called "independent software vendors" ("ISVs"), in the world.
In computer storage, logical volume management or LVM provides a method of allocating space on mass-storage devices that is more flexible than conventional partitioning schemes to store volumes.
Mainframe computers (colloquially referred to as "big iron") are computers used primarily by large organizations for critical applications; bulk data processing, such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning; and transaction processing.
Marine World/Africa USA was a tourist attraction located in Redwood Shores, California.
Mark Vincent Hurd (born January 1, 1957) is CEO of Oracle Corporation and serves on the board of directors.
Markham (2016 population 328,966) is a city in the Regional Municipality of York within the Greater Toronto Area of Southern Ontario, Canada.
Mary Ann Davidson is the Chief Security Officer of Oracle Corporation.
A method in object-oriented programming (OOP) is a procedure associated with a message and an object.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft.
MicroStrategy Incorporated is a company that provides business intelligence (BI), mobile software, and cloud-based services.
Middleware is computer software that provides services to software applications beyond those available from the operating system.
Motus is a workforce management company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.
In software engineering, multitier architecture (often referred to as n-tier architecture) or multilayered architecture is a client–server architecture in which presentation, application processing, and data management functions are physically separated.
MySQL ("My S-Q-L") is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS).
MySQL AB was a Swedish software company founded in 1995.
NetBeans is an integrated development environment (IDE) for Java.
NetSuite Inc. is an American cloud computing company founded in 1998 with headquarters in San Mateo, California, that provides software services to help manage business finances, operations, and customer relations.
A NoSQL (originally referring to "non SQL" or "non relational") database provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that is modeled in means other than the tabular relations used in relational databases.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
Online analytical processing, or OLAP, is an approach to answering multi-dimensional analytical (MDA) queries swiftly in computing.
An open standard is a standard that is publicly available and has various rights to use associated with it, and may also have various properties of how it was designed (e.g. open process).
The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.
Open-source software (OSS) is a type of computer software whose source code is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants users the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose.
The open-source software movement is a movement that supports the use of open-source licenses for some or all software, a part of the broader notion of open collaboration.
OpenAM is an open source access management, entitlements and federation server platform.
OpenIndiana is a free and open-source, Unix operating system derived from OpenSolaris and based on illumos.
OpenJDK (Open Java Development Kit) is a free and open source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).
OpenOffice.org (OOo), commonly known as OpenOffice, is a discontinued open-source office suite.
OpenSolaris is a discontinued, open source computer operating system based on Solaris created by Sun Microsystems.
OpenVMS is a closed-source, proprietary computer operating system for use in general-purpose computing.
An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
Oracle Application Express (abbreviated APEX, previously named Oracle HTML DB) is a web-based software development environment that runs on an Oracle database.
The Oracle Application Server 10g (the "g" stands for grid) (short Oracle AS), consists of an integrated, standards-based software platform.
Oracle Applications comprise the applications software or business software of the Oracle Corporation.
Oracle Arena is an indoor arena located in Oakland, California, United States, and is the home of the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Oracle Beehive is collaboration platform software developed by Oracle Corporation that combines email, team collaboration, instant messaging, and conferencing in a single solution.
The Oracle Big Data Appliance consists of hardware and software from Oracle Corporation sold as a computer appliance.
The Oracle Certification Program certifies candidates on skills and knowledge related to Oracle products and technologies.
Oracle Clinical or OC is a database management system designed by Oracle to provide data management, data entry and data validation functionalities to support Clinical Trial operations.
Oracle Cloud is a cloud computing service offered by Oracle Corporation providing servers, storage, network, applications and services through a global network of Oracle Corporation managed data centers.
Oracle Cloud Platform (OCP) is part of Oracle Cloud.
Oracle Corp v. SAP AG, 07-01658, is a United States District Court for the Northern District of California case in which Oracle sued SAP, alleging that SAP had engaged in copyright infringement by downloading thousands of copyrighted documents and programs from Oracle's Customer Connection website.
Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California.
Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model database management system produced and marketed by Oracle Corporation.
Oracle Designer is Oracle's CASE tool for designing an information system and generating it.
Oracle Developer Suite is a suite of development tools released by the Oracle Corporation.
Oracle Discoverer is a tool-set for ad hoc querying, reporting, data analysis, and Web-publishing for the Oracle Database environment.
Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM or EM) is a set of web-based tools aimed at managing software and hardware produced by Oracle Corporation as well as by some non-Oracle entities.
OEPE is the acronym for Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, a set of Eclipse plugins to facilitate development of Java SE, Java EE, Web service, ORM, and Spring applications on Oracle WebLogic Server.
Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud is a cloud-based software application suite introduced by Oracle Corporation in 2012.
The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is a combined compute and storage system marketed for running Oracle Database software.
Exalogic is a computer appliance made by Oracle Corporation, commercially available since 2010.
Oracle Forms is a software product for creating screens that interact with an Oracle database.
Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW, also known as Fusion Middleware) consists of several software products from Oracle Corporation.
Hyperion Solutions Corporation was a software company located in Santa Clara, California, which was acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2007.
Oracle Linux (OL, formerly known as Oracle Enterprise Linux) is a Linux distribution packaged and freely distributed by Oracle, available partially under the GNU General Public License since late 2006.
Oracle NoSQL Database is a NoSQL-type distributed key-value database from Oracle Corporation.
Oracle OpenWorld is an annual Oracle convention for business decision-makers, IT management, and line-of-business end users.
Oracle Rdb is a relational database management system (RDBMS) for the Hewlett-Packard OpenVMS operating system.
Oracle Reports is a tool for developing reports against data stored in an Oracle database.
Oracle SQL Developer is an Integrated development environment (IDE) for working with SQL in Oracle databases.
Oracle Team USA is an American yacht racing syndicate initially formed to compete for the 2003 America's Cup.
An Oracle User Group is a private, generally non-profit or not-for-profit organization that provides support and education for users of Oracle Corporation technology, particularly for professional users, however student user groups have also been established.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a government agency in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Overbilling (sometimes spelled as over-billing) is the practice of charging more than is legally or ethically acceptable on an invoice or bill.
A package manager or package management system is a collection of software tools that automate the process of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing computer programs for a computer's operating system in a consistent manner.
A patch is a set of changes to a computer program or its supporting data designed to update, fix, or improve it.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.
PeopleSoft, Inc. was a company that provided human resource management systems (HRMS), Financial Management Solutions (FMS), supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), and enterprise performance management (EPM) software, as well as software for manufacturing, and student administration to large corporations, governments, and organizations.
PL/SQL (Procedural Language/Structured Query Language) is Oracle Corporation's procedural extension for SQL and the Oracle relational database.
Platform as a Service (PaaS) or application platform as a Service (aPaaS) or platform base service is a category of cloud computing services that provides a platform allowing customers to develop, run, and manage applications without the complexity of building and maintaining the infrastructure typically associated with developing and launching an app.
PostgreSQL, often simply Postgres, is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) with an emphasis on extensibility and standards compliance.
Primavera is an enterprise project portfolio management software.
A private investigator (often abbreviated to PI and informally called a private eye), a private detective, or inquiry agent, is a person who can be hired by individuals or groups to undertake investigatory law services.
A programming language is a formal language that specifies a set of instructions that can be used to produce various kinds of output.
Project management is the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time.
In telecommunication, provisioning involves the process of preparing and equipping a network to allow it to provide new services to its users.
A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
A racket is a planned or organized criminal act, usually in which the criminal act is a form of business or a way to earn illegal or extorted money regularly or briefly but repeatedly.
Reading is a large, historically important minster town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town.
Redwood City is a city on the San Francisco Peninsula in Northern California's Bay Area, approximately south of San Francisco, and northwest of San Jose.
Redwood Shores is a waterfront community in Redwood City, California.
A relational database management system (RDBMS) is a database management system (DBMS) based on the relational model invented by Edgar F. Codd at IBM's San Jose Research Laboratory.
Representational State Transfer (REST) is an architectural style that defines a set of constraints and properties based on HTTP.
Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian.
The S&P 100 Index is a stock market index of United States stocks maintained by Standard & Poor's.
The Standard & Poor's 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just the S&P, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
Safra A. Catz (Hebrew: צפרא כץ, born December 1, 1961) is an Israeli-born American business executive.
San Carlos Airport is two miles northeast of San Carlos, California, in San Mateo County, California.
The San Francisco Peninsula is a peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area that separates San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean.
Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California.
SAP R/3 is the former name of the enterprise resource planning software produced by the German corporation SAP AG (now SAP SE).
SAP SE (Systeme, Anwendungen und Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung, "Systems, Applications & Products in Data Processing") is a German-based European multinational software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations.
SAS Institute (or SAS, pronounced "sass") is an American multinational developer of analytics software based in Cary, North Carolina.
Scribd is a digital library, e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles.
Sean Doherty Tucker (born April 27, 1952) is an American aerobatic pilot who is sponsored by the Oracle Corporation and performs in airshows worldwide as.
In computing, a server is a computer program or a device that provides functionality for other programs or devices, called "clients".
A service catalog (or catalogue), is an organized and curated collection of any and all business and information technology related services that can be performed by, for, or within an enterprise.
Siebel CRM Systems, Inc. was a software company principally engaged in the design, development, marketing, and support of customer relationship management (CRM) applications.
Silicon Valley (abbreviated as SV) is a region in the southern San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California, referring to the Santa Clara Valley, which serves as the global center for high technology, venture capital, innovation, and social media.
Skynet is a fictional neural net-based conscious group mind and artificial general intelligence (see also superintelligence) system that features centrally in the ''Terminator'' franchise and serves as the franchise's main and true antagonist.
Software as a service (SaaS) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted.
In computer programming, a software framework is an abstraction in which software providing generic functionality can be selectively changed by additional user-written code, thus providing application-specific software.
Solaris is a Unix operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems.
The SPARC T-Series family of RISC processors and server computers, based on the SPARC V9 architecture, was originally developed by Sun Microsystems, and later by Oracle Corporation after its acquisition of Sun.
SQL (S-Q-L, "sequel"; Structured Query Language) is a domain-specific language used in programming and designed for managing data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS), or for stream processing in a relational data stream management system (RDSMS).
StarOffice, known briefly as Oracle Open Office before being discontinued in 2011, was a proprietary office suite.
A stored procedure (also termed proc, storp, sproc, StoPro, StoredProc, StoreProc, sp, or SP) is a subroutine available to applications that access a relational database management system (RDBMS).
Sun Microsystems, Inc. was an American company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), and SPARC.
In commerce, supply chain management (SCM), the management of the flow of goods and services, involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process inventory, and of finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Sybase was an enterprise software and services company that produced software to manage and analyze information in relational databases.
System integration is defined in engineering as the process of bringing together the component sub-systems into one system (an aggregation of subsystems cooperating so that the system is able to deliver the overarching functionality) and ensuring that the subsystems function together as a system, and in information technology as the process of linking together different computing systems and software applications physically or functionally, to act as a coordinated whole.
A systems integrator (or system integrator) is a person or company that specializes in bringing together component subsystems into a whole and ensuring that those subsystems function together, a practice known as system integration.
A team is a group of individuals working together to achieve a goal.
Teradata Corporation is a provider of database and analytics-related products and services.
Terminator Genisys is a 2015 American science fiction film directed by Alan Taylor and written by Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier.
Thames Valley Park is a high-tech business park adjacent to the River Thames on the eastern outskirts of Reading in the English county of Berkshire.
The Document Foundation (TDF) is a non-profit organization that promotes open-source document handling software.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
In computer programming, a third-party software component is a reusable software component developed to be either freely distributed or sold by an entity other than the original vendor of the development platform.
TimesTen is an in-memory, relational database management system with persistence and recoverability.
TomorrowNow was founded in December 1998 by Andrew Nelson and Seth Ravin, to provide upgrade and technical service to PeopleSoft licensees with large, complex environments.
Umang Gupta (born 1949) is an Indian-American entrepreneur and Silicon Valley executive credited with writing the first business plan for Oracle Corporation.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Attorney General (A.G.) is the head of the United States Department of Justice per, concerned with all legal affairs, and is the chief lawyer of the United States government.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit; in case citations, Fed. Cir. or C.A.F.C.) is a United States court of appeals headquartered in Washington, D.C. The court was created by Congress with passage of the Federal Courts Improvement Act of 1982, which merged the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and the appellate division of the United States Court of Claims, making the judges of the former courts into circuit judges.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of California (in case citations, N.D. Cal.) is the federal United States district court whose jurisdiction comprises following counties of California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma.
United States v. Microsoft Corporation, 253 F.3d 34 (D.C. Cir. 2001), is a U.S. antitrust law case, ultimately settled by the Department of Justice (DOJ), in which Microsoft Corporation was accused of holding a monopoly and engaging in anti-competitive practices contrary to sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
Vallejo is a waterfront city in Solano County, California, located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
VAX is a discontinued instruction set architecture (ISA) developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in the mid-1970s.
A vertical market is a market in which vendors offer goods and services specific to an industry, trade, profession, or other group of customers with specialized needs.
A wiki is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser.
WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media provided by anonymous sources.
William Haskell Alsup (born June 27, 1945) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
A workstation is a special computer designed for technical or scientific applications.
The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet.
In computing, Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable.
ZFS is a combined file system and logical volume manager designed by Sun Microsystems and now owned by Oracle Corporation.
Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.
In computer architecture, 64-bit computing is the use of processors that have datapath widths, integer size, and memory address widths of 64 bits (eight octets).
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