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posted in October 2005
The Oracle Database 10g Express Edition, or XE, is limited to use on one-processor machines and handles up to 4 Gbytes of user data and up to 1 Gbyte of memory.
Within a year, Microsoft plans to offer hosted implementations of SharePoint as well as its CRM and ERP applications.
The much-anticipated Maestro realtime scorecarding server will be available Nov. 1 and cost $5,000 per server plus $175 per client-access license. It can work with the current SQL Server 2000 as well as the upcoming SQL Server 2005.
CEO tells ITXpo audience that Microsoft can't make customers wait three to four years for innovations, pledging short-term, midterm, and long-term innovation from the company.
Hurd pledges the vendor will continue to concentrate on servers, PCs, printers, and management software; don't look for a printer spinoff anytime soon.
The new edition sports a new iAnywhere database, a higher user limit, always-on audit trails, and lower prices for most versions.
The U.S. Department of Justice has given its nod to Adobe Systems' proposed buyout of Macromedia.
The company is donating the meta model for describing development processes, the tools for customizing and creating processes, and a portion of the Rational Unified Process.
The new Flash player improves performance, while Flex is an interactive development environment that had been code-named "Zorn."