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Oracle releases world’s First ‘grid-ready application server

KARACHI:Jan.8: The Oracle Corporation announced that if releases grid-ready application server, the first middle-ware software that simplifies the management of applications running in a grid computing environment.

According to a press release issued on Wednesday, the new release offers nearly 600 new features, including advancements in integration and the Web services infrastructure.

Customers and partners who have been using the beta version of the product have seen significant cost savings, improved performance and manageability.

“Our clients need a highly available and scalable middle tier and the enhanced caching & load balancing capabilities in “Oracle Application Server 1Og” enable us to deliver that,” said, Mike McDermott, Chief Operating Officer at ‘CISCO Inc. ‘This new release delivers the best performance yet,” he added.

The new server based on open standards and offers a comprehensive platform for supporting the diverse requirements of an e-business, including full support for Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE), enterprise portal software, high speed caching, business intelligence, identity management, rapid application development wireless capabilities and Web services.

In addition, the server is the industry’s only middle-ware product line to feature built-in grid computing and integration technologies. With the addition of grid computing capabilities, the new server can help customers reduce the time, labour and cost of IT management by pooling industry standard servers, storage and software as needed.

As a result, the companies can use the power of their entire system, or grid, for all enterprise applications rather than purchasing more capacity for separate applications.

As part of Oracle’s grid infra structure software, the server allows organisations to run existing applications on enterprise grids without making any modifications.

Source: Business Recorder
Date:1/8/2004