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PRNewswire: Oracle Launches Strategic Business Unit Dedicated to... Linux...

Aug 10, 1999, 19:01 (0 Talkback[s])

"Oracle Corp.... today expanded its commitment to Linux with the formation of a new strategic business unit focused on product development, marketing and support for Oracle's Linux initiatives. Oracle also today unveiled new XML products for Linux that for the first time unite XML, Java and Linux within a complete standards-based platform for building and deploying Internet applications. The new Linux products and business unit are expected to solidify Oracle's position as the preferred platform for Linux developers and customers."

"...the Linux business unit will be headed by Oracle Vice President Ray Wong. ...will focus on increased marketing, development and partnership activities for the Linux platform."

"Recognizing the growing popularity of XML for Internet development, Oracle is today making available on Linux its existing XML infrastructure technologies. These products include the Oracle XML Parser, which extracts and converts application code from four leading development languages (Java, C, C++ and PL/SQL) into XML format; Oracle's XML Class Generator; and Oracle's XML SQL Utilities and XSQL Servlet, which facilitate the reading and writing of XML information to and from Oracle databases."

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