Company announces the general release of Oracle Database 10g Express Edition, a free version of its database software.
Application Server 10g and Java development tool add support for server standards, AJAX Web development.
The database heavyweight builds in better security, management and support for XML for updated Oracle 10g database.
New and Noteworthy: Oracle, Apple team for 10g presentations; Service tracks whether or not recipient read e-mail; more
The company releases JDeveloper 10g with a "framework" to simplify services-oriented Java development, in an effort to take market share from IBM and BEA Systems.
The database heavyweight ships the Unix versions of its much-anticipated 10g database, matches Microsoft on pricing and cuts the cost of its clustering features.
As the industry continues to embrace grid computing, the software maker is set to ship its Application Server 10g on Thursday and a database update later this month.
With Oracle 10g, expected to be released by the end of the year, Oracle is focusing on lowering the cost of database maintenance to combat Microsoft.
A company executive touts self-managing features and quicker installation in Oracle 10g and says the database giant is making an "aggressive" push into the midmarket.