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Re: Linux or W2K

From: Rodd Holman <>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 12:26:55 -0800
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Actually freeness isn't a question anymore. All the new oracle versions only have OWS certification for the pay distros (RedHat AS, SuSE Enterprise, etc.)


On Thursday 24 April 2003 13:31, Nelson Flores wrote:
> The classic Windows v/s Linux discussion...
> Free or not so Free... that is the question...
> Nelson Flores
> Project Manager
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Tony Johnson []
> Enviado el: Jueves, 24 de Abril de 2003 13:57
> Para: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> Asunto: RE: Linux or W2K
> Our Win2K boxes are working fine with 8i and now 9i. We have yet to see a
> in over 2 years since going to Win2K and could not be more happy. You can
> get any of the tools that are in Unix through 3rd party packages so if
> you can't live without PERL or sed or awk you wont have to go into 'unix
> withdrawl'. We have found it to be very easy to set up, very easy to
> monitor and performance has been exceptional.
> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2003 9:22 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> Go linux man. It will consume less of your resources than W2K leaving more
> for your instances. It will also use standard shell scripting and such
> that
> if you need to scale to a different *NIX your scripts go along A LOT
> easier.
> In fact, many of our scritps here are transparent between HPUX and Linux
> (we
> use ksh on both). Stability is better and security is a lot easier to lock
> down.
> On Thursday 24 April 2003 01:11, Joshua Becker wrote:
> > Hi all, we have bought the hardware already so it has been decided but
> > where we are able to influence is the OS should I start using Linux or
> W2K
> > when I will have three instances with total size upto 200Gig used as DW
> > with max 20-30 users altogether. The hardware is Compaq DL380 G3
> 2x2.8GHz
> > ... Any ideas, or is there any good links I could read some benchmarks
> > etc... rgdsJoshua Gå före i kön och få din sajt värderad på nolltid med
> > Yahoo! Express

Rodd Holman

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