Oracle Corp. entered the stand-alone enterprise search market with a new product that it hopes will do for corporate data what Google has done for public data on the Web. Known as Oracle Secure Enterprise Search 10g, the stand-alone search engine is for use by corporations seeking to ensure that only authorized staff are able to access sensitive business information.
Convenience, cost savings, consolidation and a compelling user interface. Officials with Oxford County in southwestern Ontario, halfway between Kitchener and London, say they got it all when they migrated to a new Web-based Land Related Information System (LRIS) from their legacy server-based system.
Oracle Corp. released a patch for a recently-discovered critical security vulnerability affecting its database servers. The buffer overflow vulnerability affects all supported versions of Oracle database servers and could enable a remote attacker to compromise the data stored in Oracle and gain control over the machine hosting the database server, according to a security alert posted by Oracle.
Oracle Corp. elbowed rival Sun Microsystems Inc. out of third place in the application server market in terms of revenue in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region last year, the company said Wednesday. Research firm IDC confirmed the statement.