RE: Should there only be 1 OS, or multiple?
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 18:25:36 -0500
Oracle tried that a few years ago in concert with Dell. Fell flat on it's face as I remember. It was called a "Database Appliance. Wonder where that copy of Oracle magazine went?? Oh well, for more look here: http://news.cnet.com/Oracle-database-appliance-released/2100-1001_3-2388 26.html
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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Niall Litchfield Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2008 8:41 AM To: ballester.david_at_gmail.com
Cc: dbvision_at_iinet.net.au; oracle-l_at_freelists.org Subject: Re: Should there only be 1 OS, or multiple?
we could call, oh I don't know a "database appliance" or "raw iron" or something :)
On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 11:10 AM, David Ballester <ballester.david_at_gmail.com> wrote:
I think that in some years ( may be 10, 15... ) will be only 1 OS supported by Oracle, and will be mantained by Oracle. Call it Oracle Linux, Oracle OS... Finally when we will need to put a database, we well talk with Oracle and after say the aprox. number of user/transactions/data/purpose... after two weeks we will receive a blackbox containing the cpus, disk, and software 'ready to use'
Ony imagination ;)
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