Oracle Weighs Security in 10g

September 29, 2003

[From eWeek]

Oracle Corp. is putting a component called Oracle Internet Directory at the core of the security perimeter in its upcoming 10g grid-computing technology.

Oracle Internet Directory is an LDAP directory with an Oracle database back end that leverages the database's scalability, high-availability and security features, according to Oracle Chief Security Officer Mary Ann Davidson. The directory, which is also a component in the existing Oracle9i database, is part of identity and access management features of 10g that are "particularly critical for grid," Davidson said.

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