Databases have had a busy couple of years: 2004 gave birth to Oracle 10g, and 2005 to SQL Server 2005. In 2006, it was IBM DB2’s turn for a landmark release, with “Viper” trotting out a hybrid relational-XML data engine and other innovative features.
We also tracked developments in event stream processing, or complex event processing if you prefer, with StreamBase a half-step ahead of a fast-moving field including AptSoft, Progress Apama, and iSpheres.
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