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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.

Microsoft Tunes Windows

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Microsoft eyes SQL-based engine for next version of Windows, code-named 'Longhorn.'

Oracle9i Security Flaws Revealed

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As promised, a security researcher on Wednesday revealed several security vulnerabilities in Oracle Corp.'s 9i database software, some of which enable an attacker to run arbitrary code on the affected machine or access the database server without a passwo

Oracle Moves to Flat Fee for E-Biz Suite

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Oracle Corp. is trying to lure enterprises into licensing its entire Oracle 11i E-Business Suite of applications with a new pricing structure.

Oracles Secure, but Rest of World Isnt

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"Unbreakable" is the tag line for the newest version of the Oracle9i database.

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