“With our XML capabilities, security capabilities
and other features we believe we will have a significant lead on our
competition,” Steven Miller, the company’s worldwide manager of
database marketing, said this week.
“It gives us a very
strong platform to stand on when we talk about the business value it
will give to our customers and for our partners.”
With all of these things, the proof is in the pudding. Hats off to IBM for letting it out to the general public for review.
The one thing that is interesting is that both Oracle and IBM are now evangelizing the one version of the truth, moving the OLTP and OLAP into the Data Warehouse.