Re: 11g 64 bit and Red Hat 4

From: Ray Stell <>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 11:58:40 -0400
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On Fri, Aug 07, 2009 at 11:50:23AM -0400, Matthew Zito wrote:
> I suspect he meant OEL5U3, which is analogous to Red Hat Enterprise
> Linux 5.3, the latest shipping version.
> And if you have a big Red Hat Linux install base, there's no advantage
> to adding OEL to the mix, especially if you have some good negotiated
> corporate rate for RHEL.
> Most of the folks I see moving to OEL are either:
> - shops that are new to Linux, and starting with Oracle on Linux
> - shops where the database organization has to "pay" internally for
> every RHEL license, and go to OEL instead for a cheaper solution.
> But there's not any advantages fundamentally if it's a zero-cost
> decision between the two.
> Matt

thanks, yeah, trying to keep it simple here.

You have to wonder though if Larry won't pull the plug on RH one day, the kind of stuff they did with Sun. "Oh yes, we support Sun, we are partners." Gag...

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