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Oracle

Oracle Corporation is the world's largest database vendor and its flagship product Oracle is the oldest SQL-based relational database.

Despite heavy competition from other vendors such as Microsoft and IBM, Oracle has maintained its lead in the enterprise database market. One reason for Oracle's success is its mature code base which has traditionally been available on a variety of platforms.

Oracle is a trademark of Oracle Corporation.

Oracle Timeline
1979

Oracle released

For marketing reasons RSI, as Oracle Corporation was originally known, released the first version of the Oracle software as version 2. The first copy, which did not yet have transaction support, was sold to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, USA.
1983

Oracle 3 with portable codebase, RSI renamed

With the release of this version, RSI changed its name to Oracle Corporation.
1984

Read consistency introduced

1986

Cluster technology

With version 5.1 , Oracle introduces database clustering, although the technology is not yet mature.
1988

Oracle 6: Row-level locking

1988

Stored procedures

PL/SQL is introduced
1991

Massively Parallel Platforms

Clustering matures and expands with Oracle Parallel Server
1993

Oracle 7

1994

Oracle 7.1

1997

Oracle 8

1999

Oracle 8i

The i is for internet, and Java makes its first appearance in the database.

2000

Oracle 9i

2001

Oracle9i R2

2003

oracle 10g

g is for grid, the latest buzzword.

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