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Swan Song of a Database Diva

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Q&A: Before she retires from the helm of IBM's Software Group, Janet Perna shares a few words on her legacy of 31 years at the helm of IBM's Software Group. First, if it knows what's good for it, Oracle will keep supporting IBM customers. Second, don't expect her to pop up at Oracle or Sun, but keep your eye on New Orleans.

Before she goes, Perna recently took time to speak with Ziff Davis Internet News Editor Lisa Vaas to look over her legacy and to say goodbye-and thank you-to the database world she helped to create.

Full Interview.

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