SIU silent on implications of Oracle blacklisting

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Nothing to Oracle, R800m is like $40. SA purely shooting itself in the foot
 
SAP and Oracle sell outdated, buggy trash software at an insanely steep price. It shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that their dodgy salesmen get their hands dirty selling snake oil.

MySQL might be owned by Oracle, but it's only used because it's open source. But their unfortunate enterprise license users might be impacted by a ban.
 
SAP and Oracle sell outdated, buggy trash software at an insanely steep price. It shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that their dodgy salesmen get their hands dirty selling snake oil.

MySQL might be owned by Oracle, but it's only used because it's open source. But their unfortunate enterprise license users might be impacted by a ban.

MySQL has a market share of 42.32% within the DBMS market and is widely used by websites all over the world. Oracle Database has 11.32%.

They rank first and third, respectively. Together, they give Oracle a majority share of the global DBMS market.

The Java programming language is also one of the most popular globally.

MySQL and Java are not a problem as there are opensource/alternatives - eg MariaDB/PostgreSQL, OpenJDK.
Many companies have already moved away from Oracle Java to OpenJDK/Amazon Corretto/Azul Zulu/Eclipse Temurin/RH OpenJDK/MS OpenJDK/etc do to Oracle licensing.

Oracle DB/EBS/Fusion are more problematic for companies that use them.
Huawei replaced Oracle DB + EBS in less than 3 years - if Huawei can so can we.
see https://techcentral.co.za/huawei-ditches-oracle-builds-its-own-erp-system/224714/

Parliament was first informed of possible maladministration of the new tender in 2017. Then finance minister Malusi Gigaba, said he would appoint a team and report back to Scopa.

SIU head Andy Mothibi, mentioned that the investigation lasted four years and had proved a conflict of interest between senior Treasury officials and Oracle.

Anyway R822m = $41m which is small change for Oracle.
I would like to see Oracle pay the $41m and also for the cadres (senior Treasury officials) who pocketed the $41m return the $41m and go to jail.
 
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Names and jail time for the cadres please. List of excuses does nothing. List of cadre names and imprisonment. Otherwise take a hike Mike. SA is gatvol now for excuses.
 
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OOOOOO!! We got Oracle on corruption.

Massive hard on. - We will show every one, Blacklist them.

Without having given it a half thought, what the consequences might be - but who cares, the country has money to burn. Massive accomplishment achieved by us, we need to make an example. Show the world we mean business. Even if we fekk ourselves around every nook and cranny.

Typically African.
 
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