[From Guardian Unlimited
The launch of the Oracle 10g platform was the big news at last week's OracleWorld conference in San Francisco. Its new enterprise grid strategy overshadowed the saga of Oracle's hostile bid for PeopleSoft, with industry luminaries walking (or hobbling, in the case of Michael Dell, who had just broken an ankle) on to the Moscone Center's stage to extol the virtues of the grid. It's a big vision for Larry Ellison's database company, and one that seems targeted at the trends affecting IT departments all over the world.
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