From Oracle FAQ
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- 6-11 April 1997 Oracle OpenWorld conference in Vienna, Austria.
- 27 April - 2 May 1997 IOUG conference (Dallas, TX, USA)
- Oracle releases the first version of Discoverer, an ad-hoc query tool for business intelligence
- Oracle 8 is released with SQL object technology, internet technology and support for terabytes of data
- Oracle announces its commitment to the Java platform, and introduces Oracle's Java integrated development environment, which will later be known as Oracle JDeveloper
- 14-18 November 1997 Oracle OpenWorld conference (Los Angles, CA, USA)