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Jun 27, 2002, 17:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Per Bech Thomsen)

"IBM and Microsoft are turning up the heat in Oracle's key database market, which contributed about 80 percent of revenue in fiscal 2002. But Oracle is striking back with what Ellison said were cheaper, better and more reliable products based on application clustering.

"The idea of clustering is to group several small Linux machines together, which will allow low-cost machines to run large enterprise applications, he said.

"Oracle is the only one with these clusters, and (this is) the reason why we don't need a recovery in IT spending to grow," he said..."

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