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Oracle Offers Hosted Database

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Oracle is taking the skills it learned hosting its enterprise applications in the Oracle.com ASP and applying them to a broader base of potential customers – anyone who uses the Oracle database.

More Oracle Pricing Concerns Surface

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Another major IT market research firm is decrying database pricing practices at Oracle, saying that the software company's sales people are imposing extra license fees on some of its clients.

Oracle Takes Its Financial Suite Global

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Oracle Corp. and PeopleSoft Inc. are developing new tools to help accountants balance the books more efficiently.

Community Builds Security

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eWEEK Labs answers readers' organization-specific questions about security.

Oracle Pricing Called Into Question

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The Meta Group is advising its clients to fight attempts by Oracle to seek extra license fees for its database in a dispute over how to count users when database applications use batch feeds.

Quest Tool Ups DB Support

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Quest Software's Benchmark Factory database, Web, mail and file server benchmarking tool version 3.1 shipped last month and gains a number of enhancements.

Oracle Gives Small Businesses Control

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Oracle rolled out Version 7.6 of its Small Business Suite, which features better usability and other enhancements to help companies manage online key business functions.

Partial victory for MySQL AB

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The courtroom battle between open-source database vendors that some say is holding back their chance at commercial success took a step sideways on Friday, with a district judge declaring a winner-sort of.

Server Databases Clash

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Oracle9i and MySQL top the field; benchmark tests show tuning tricks to max performance.

Sybase Girds for Major Product Push

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Long out of contention for general-purpose dominance but entrenched in vertical markets, database maker Sybase Inc. will soon begin an aggressive rollout of new products that tout usability as their main distinction.

Oracle11i Still Bugging Users

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'Family Pack' patches add to problem.

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