Oracle was founded in 1977 by Larry Ellison, Ed Oates and Bob Miner as Software Development Laboratories.
In 1978, Oracle Version 1 is completed.
In 1979, the company changes its name to Relational Software Inc.
In 1982, the company changes its name to Oracle Systems Corporation.
In 1984, Oracle Version 4 is released and is ported to run on MS-DOS.
In 1986, the company goes public.
In 1994, the company acquires DEC Rdb.
In 2000, the OracleMobile subsidiary is launched.
In 2004, PeopleSoft is acquired.
In 2010, the company acquires Sun Microsystems. The company is also indicted for fraud by the US Department of Justice.
Today, Oracle is one of the largest enterprise software firms in the world. The company specializes in relational database software.