The Mission of Oracle Labs is straightforward: Identify, explore, and
transfer new technologies that have the potential to substantially improve
Oracle's commitment to R&D is a driving factor in the development of
technologies that have kept Oracle at the forefront of the computer industry.
Although many of Oracle's leading-edge technologies
originate in its product development organizations, Oracle Labs is the sole
organization at Oracle that is devoted exclusively to research.
The acquisition of Sun Microsystems, along with dozens of other acquired
companies, brought a wide array of technologies to Oracle's portfolio. Oracle
executives recognized that in Sun Microsystems Laboratories, Sun brought the combined
company the benefits of an independent research organization - now renamed