Database 10g patch complexity could lead to more automation

June 22, 2005

[From Search Oracle]

The increasing complexity of database security patches and updates will lead to higher levels of automation from the likes of Oracle and third-party vendors, according to one industry watcher.

Noel Yuhanna, senior analyst with the Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research Inc., said he believes this may happen, but when it came to Oracle's quarterly approach to patches, he still had some reservations leftover from the days when patches were released in a much more haphazard manner.

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