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eWeek: What's Next for Oracle?

Sep 05, 2003, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"At Oracle World, Oracle will focus on explaining its grid computing approach to customers. It will be presenting customer examples, expert testimonials and demonstrations of 10G, Shimp said. The company also is trying to differentiate its concept of grid from that of its competitors, such as IBM and Microsoft Corp.

"Its grid approach is about more than greater flexibility in computing. It is a culmination of Oracle's push toward lower-cost computing--away from the large SMP servers on which its database has traditionally run and onto Intel-based servers and, ultimately, Linux..."

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