Oracle reveals its grid computing stategy

August 22, 2003

[From ComputerWeekly.com Ltd.]

Oracle has unveiled its strategy for grid computing, based around the next version of its relational database, 10g.

Grid computing, in which companies use under-utilised computer processing power on their network, has been touted as the next big thing for corporate computing.

Oracle senior director for marketing in Emea, Tim Payne, believes the grid computing can allow companies to make better use of their IT. By running Oracle's 10g software on Intel-powered blade servers, Oracle hopes to attract user to its vision of the grid computing when it releases its 10g database next September.

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