Oracle 2020 - A Glimpse Into the Future of Database Management, Part 2

October 14, 2004

[From dbazine.com]

Inside Oracle 2020
The year is 2020 and we are taking a historical look at how Oracle database management has advanced over the past 15 years. As we noted in our first installment on Oracle 2020, the hardware advances preceded the changes to 21st century technology. It was only after vendors introduced the new hardware that Oracle databases responded to leverage the new hardware.

One of the greatest hardware-induced technology changes was the second age of mainframe computing which began in 2005 and continues today. Let's take a look at the second age of mainframes and see how this architecture has changed our lives.

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