Oracle (Quote, Company Info) has big plans for its upcoming
OracleWorld San Francisco 2003 event. The software company will unveil new
versions of its database and application servers with a newer focus: grid
Bob Shimp, vice president of Oracle database marketing, said the company
will have a laser-like focus on grid computing for products it is calling
Oracle Database 10g and Oracle Application Server 10g. Oracle 10g database
will make it possible for a business create a single repository of computing
power by linking several servers together.
The new approach is geared to help customers save the time they'd normally
spend monitoring the complex systems and the costs associated with having
more machines. Oracle has been reticent to reveal too many specifics, but
the company has said it will unveil upgrades to its Enterprise Manager
database management software, which will let a database administrator
prepare shifts in server capacity.
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