Oracle 10g Could Ease DBA Tedium, Users Say

April 27, 2004

[From Computerworld, Inc.]

Conference attendees eye upgraded database's self-management capabilities

Oracle Corp. users took stock of the company's new 10g database here last week, saying that the software's automated management and self-tuning features could reduce the amount of drudge work they have to do.

With 10g, Oracle has made strides in developing a database that's easier to manage, said Kimberly Floss, president of the International Oracle Users Group. Floss works as a database administration team leader at PepsiCo Inc.'s Beverages & Foods unit but noted that she was speaking only in her capacity as head of the Chicago-based IOUG, which was holding its IOUG Live 2004 conference here.

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