There are two ways to build enterprise application solutions: link together disparate, best-of-breed solutions, in which vendors embrace open architectures and inter-application messaging protocols, or find a one-stop-shop with all the software, functionality, and interoperability one could ever ask for. Oracle insists the latter is the best way, and it is their way. But is it best for Collaborative-Commerce? Is their vision of C-Commerce and interoperability yours as well?
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Oracle has chosen to define its functionality set for its products. Oracle 8i RDBMS extended Oracle's technology in the areas of data management, transaction processing, and data warehousing. Built directly inside the database, Internet features such as Java Server, an Internet File System, Internet Directory services, and Internet Security allowed companies to build Internet applications while blurring the definition of what a database means and represents. In June 2001, Oracle introduced Oracle 9i