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Army Corps Ready to Build on Oracle 11g

Aug 28, 2007, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joab Jackson)

"Earlier this month, Oracle released the much-anticipated upgrade to its platform database management system, at least for Linux. But the research arm of the Army Corps of Engineers has had a head start on Oracle 11g, testing a beta version of the software for the better part of this year.

"And the agency is finding a lot about Oracle 11g that can be put to use, said Michael Smith, a physical scientist at the corps' Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory, who has been testing the software with various beta programs the facility is developing. In particular, new capabilities in Web services, developmental aids, and new sets of geospatial and 3-D-specific data structures could prove to be valuable. ..."

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