Oracle releases next database
New version is significant upgrade from Oracle 10g platform, and has over 400 new features.
Oracle has released the next version of
its flagship database management system, Oracle 11g. The company claims the new
version of the software is a significant upgrade from the Oracle 10g platform,
and has over 400 new features.
"Our customers are facing the challenges of rapid data growth, increased data integration and data connectivity IT cost pressures," said Andy Mendelsohn, Oracle senior vice president of database server technologies, in a statement. "Oracle Database 11g delivers the key features our customers have asked for."
Among the new features are:
Kaplan, president at the Independent Oracle Users Group, said he felt most
excited about the vault features, noting that no other commercial database has
this capability. The IOUG, a global organization of Oracle users, offered input
when Oracle designed the upgrade.
Oracle 11g will be made available later this summer for Linux clients, though no word has been given yet when it will be available for Microsoft Windows platforms.