[From Oracle Corp.
ORACLEWORLD, PARIS, Oct. 22, 2003 - (http://www.oracle.com/tellmemore/?2499844) Heralding the shift from Internet to grid computing, Oracle's Chuck Rozwat, who oversees development of technology products, took OracleWorld attendees on a "Journey to the Center of the Grid" today during his keynote.
Grid computing is a new computing architecture that links together low-cost computers to act as a single system. During the last five years, there have been advances in the underlying components that make grid computing possible, ranging from advances in processor and network speeds, the availability of low cost components and virtualized data storage. These advances along with Oracle's unique software break throughs make grid computing viable for commercial applications for the first time.
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