Re: Oracle on Solaris or Linux
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 08:37:51 -0500
Mladen Gogala wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Mar 2008 06:07:16 +0000, Mr. Chow Wing Siu wrote:
>> Hi all, >> >> After reading the discussion of Oracle on Windows or UNIX, I would like >> to discuss Oracle on Solaris or Linux. >> >> Any point or idea on either of them? >> >> Thank you very much.
> What aspects of the choice are you interested in? Financial? Technical?
> If you consider just the quality of the OS, Solaris wins, hands down.
> Maybe you should form a preconception, find some people on this group to
> support your point of view and then use that as an argument for your
> damagement. That is what is known as an "informed choice". PHB would be
One must also consider the criticality of the "system" to your business. What is the SLA on uptime etc... If it is down, do you lose money? I have worked with systems that can cost the company >1M/hr if it is down.
So, again, how important is the system to your company?
> And now, something completely different: the real selection process.
> Somebody should outline user needs, available funds, do detailed
> calculations, ask for references, do benchmarks and check the
> availability of qualified people in your area. Purchase of a platform
> must be done as a project.
Yeah, what he said... Received on Tue Mar 11 2008 - 08:37:51 CDT