Oracle launches free database

October 31, 2005

[From Techworld]

Oracle plans to release a free version of its database in an attempt to compete more effectively at the low end of the market.

Oracle released a beta version of the product, called Oracle Database 10g Express Edition, on Friday for 32-bit Windows and Linux systems. The software can be downloaded free for development and limited production use. It can also be distributed free with third-party products from ISVs.

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