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Oracle Announces a Database Fire Sale
On December 16, Oracle Corporation announced lower software and support prices for the Oracle8i database. Specifically, the price of Oracle8i Standard Edition

share for sale  hoping to take market share away from Microsoft. These changes do not affect Oracle's named-user pricing model according to Ellison, but support pricing has been standardized at 7 percent of the software cost for continuous coverage. In addition, Ellison is hoping that all of Oracle's sales can be booked via the Internet within the next year, which would serve to reduce sales overhead. Oracle's stock has more than tripled within the last three months, reflecting investors' confidence in Mr. Ellison's

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