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SearchOracle: Oracle Overhauls Sleepycat's Original Berkeley DB

Sep 27, 2006, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Brunelli)

[ Thanks to Mark Brunelli for this link. ]

"Oracle today unveiled a new version of Berkeley DB, the lightweight, non-relational and embeddable database management system (DBMS) that the firm acquired when it purchased open source stalwart Sleepycat Software Inc. back in February.

"Oracle says that Berkeley DB 4.5, the newest version of the original DBMS offered by Sleepycat in the early '90s, has been enhanced to provide developers improved performance through multi-version concurrency control (MVCC), the ability to do upgrades on the fly, and better ease of use through prefabricated replication templates..."

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