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Oracle preps critical database patches
Oracle has announced details of its own patch Tuesday--April 15--with 17 security fixes covering the company's flagship database and 41 patches collectively.Oracle said in an advisory that the patches cover "multiple security vulnerabilities" across its products.
SF power outage reveals disaster recovery plans need tweaking
When a power outage that affects a mere 30,000 to 50,000 customers knocks out some of the more popular sites on the Web you know disaster recovery plans have some holes. On Tuesday afternoon a host of sites such as Craigslist, Red Envelope, Yelp Technorati and ZDNet had trouble delivering pages.