The 10g spot

Oracle knows it has a lot riding on its latest database, which was one of the reasons it lined up major high-tech luminaries like Intel’s Craig Barrett and Sun’s Scott McNealy to help support its annual user conference.

Though things took an unexpected turn following a bomb threat at the show’s

Moscone Center location, most had already taken in three days of grid computing.

OracleWorld 2003 ran Sept. 7-10.

Oracle pushes grid computing in the enterprise
9/8/2003 5:00:00 PM – Canadian user group skeptical about demand for upgraded 10g database

First users weigh in on 10g’s potential
9/9/2003 5:00:00 PM – Oracle’s beta group praises management software over server utilization

Ellison up close
9/10/2003 9:00:00 AM – The Oracle chief forecasts how long it will take for grid computing to make a mark in the enterprise, the fight for PeopleSoft and the changing role of the DBA. The only Canadian interview

Environment Canada to expand weather database
9/10/2003 5:00:00 PM – Federal agency aims to improve data availability with Oracle RAC

Bomb scare shuts down OracleWorld 2003
9/11/2003 12:00:00 PM – Security threat comes on eve of 9/11’s second anniversary

From CDN This Week

Oracle chief sees 10g opportunities for VARs
9/12/2003 9:42:05 AM – Larry Ellison, company CEO, puts grid computing into key software release at OracleWorld 2003 conference

Slip sliding away at OracleWorld
9/12/2003 9:40:43 AM – Presentation slides flicker about Dell’s partnership with Oracle as VARs find new opportunities with grid computing

Letters from San Francisco

All for one
9/8/2003 5:00:00 PM – Why Oracle got in the grid

Grid iron
9/9/2003 5:00:00 PM – Oracle puts 10g in the game

They just call him Larry
9/10/2003 5:00:00 PM – This is about as close as you’re going to get

Technology Idol
9/11/2003 5:00:00 PM – Let’s rank OracleWorld’s keynote speakers


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