Your regularly scheduled software patch

Friday, 20 August 2004, 10:40 AM EST

The database maker confirmed on Thursday that it plans to start releasing patches on a specific day each month. The move mimics Microsoft's decision last October to release patches for its software on the second Tuesday of each month.

"We believe a single patch, encompassing multiple fixes on a predictable schedule, better meets the needs of our customers," the company said in a statement sent to CNET News.com. "While it is challenging to produce all patch sets on a fixed schedule, we are confident that a regular patch schedule is the right thing for our customers.

By Robert Lemos at ZDNet.

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