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Oracle-PeopleSoft Saga: A Market Ripple Effect

Analysis -- The stars are aligning for Oracle's acquisition plans for PeopleSoft, but analysts say customers need to set their compasses to watch all the players in enterprise software applications if the deal goes through.

Two obstacles cleared out of the database software giant's path to PeopleSoft Friday. The U.S. Department of Justice said it would not appeal a ruling on its antitrust case and in a surprise move, PeopleSoft's Board of Directors