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Re: Oracle Innobase Purchase Impacts MySQL.

From: Martijn Tonies <m.tonies_at_upscene-removethis.nospam.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 14:24:26 +0200
Message-ID: <11lceob83mmk67@corp.supernews.com>


news:1129069041.103244.264150_at_g47g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
> Well we have really gone off from the beginning of this thread.
>
> If we assume that oracle is really secure from the software side and
> what oracle provides to us ( obviously some strong opinions on that
> topic ) in terms of security patches, etc.
>
> The next question is what platforms do people run oracle on and how
> secure are those platforms?
>
> If you manage to get to root level or admin level, is there any
> protection left for the oracle database.
>
> Obviously not.
>
> Any exploitable unix/linux/windows/vms/whatever security holes that
> have existed since 1990 therefore put any oracle databases at risk.
>
> Where did Larry come up with this 15 year remark?

Probably phone someone from the marketing department ;)

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Martijn Tonies
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Received on Wed Oct 19 2005 - 07:24:26 CDT

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