Qtrax, a free, legal peer-to-peer music service with an ad-supported delivery model, has implemented Oracle's infrastructure software to provide better IT architecture necessary to deliver its global service.
Qtrax's implementation includes Oracle Database, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle Enterprise Manager and components of Oracle Fusion Middleware including Oracle Application Server and Oracle Coherence.
According to Oracle, with this software now in place, Qtrax will have the ability to support millions of concurrent users and begin offering an escalating catalog in June.
David Sharpley, vice president of product marketing and channels at Oracle Communications, said: "Qtrax has designed an innovative business model, which monetizes the demand for peer-to-peer music sharing, while providing users with a free experience. Oracle delivers a reliable technology solution, helping Qtrax ensure its systems are up and running to meet customer needs."
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