E-Commerce Times: Oracle8i For Linux Released

“Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL) this week announced the
availability of its Oracle8i for Linux, a database designed
specifically for the Internet that could end up being widely
utilized by e-commerce operations.”

“The company commented that the release comes after ‘a
successful early adopter’s program,’ with over 50,000 downloads of
Oracle8 from the Oracle technology Network. There has been
approximately 20,000 early access registrants for Oracle8i
predominantly within the developer community, and a large number of
enterprise and mid to small-sized business paying customers on the
first day of availability.”