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Oracle Senior VP Steve Harris on Java's Present and Future

April 4, 2011 By: Janice Heiss
A new article, titled "Oracle Senior VP Steve Harris on Oracle's Vision of Java," summarizes a talk given by Steven G. Harris, Oracle's Senior VP of Application Server Development, on January 24 at the International Oracle Users Group Community (IOUC) Summit. The article offers a detailed articulation of Oracle's view of the state of the Java platform, the challenges it currently faces, and the vision of Java's future.

From the article:

"All of our middleware -- when we talk about Fusion Middleware -- is written in Java," Harris noted. "So here's the message: If Java is not successful, we will fail. We really want Java to be successful, so keeping Java open, and having developers working in Java is really critical to our success."

Read the entire article here.

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