Partitioning Trend a Problem for Oracle?

June 14, 2005

[From CRMBuyer]

These real-time databases -- increasingly in demand from customers -- are different than generic relational databases, and exhibit a "complexity," said Susan Eustis, president of Winter Green Research, an IT consultancy. Data has to be made as quickly available as a telephone dial tone to satisfy customers, she said.

Partitioning of servers in the data centers of its top customers is putting pressure on Oracle, which is making a number of moves to cope with the trend, experts say.

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