Re: Any Oracle 11g for Solaris x86?

From: Palooka <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 03:31:01 +0100
Message-ID: <vxj6k.52163$Ek2.3067@newsfe17.ams2>

John D Groenveld wrote:
> In article <>,
> hpuxrac <> wrote:

>> Geez I was in the same room with Larry and Scott not long ago and
>> there was this tremendous bonding going on and love and ... geez where
>> did the time fly?

> Larry now sees money to be earned by selling the Oracle stack on top
> of Oracle's and RedHat's and Novell's volume Linux distributions and
> Scott now sees the money to be earned supporting MySQL and PostgreSQL
> on top of Sun's volume OpenSolaris distribution.
> When enough of Larry's sales critters hear from customers that they're
> moving to MySQL or Postgres, Larry will commit to Solaris x64.
> Until then, Solaris is not a first tier Oracle platform regardless
> whether Oracle's engineers prefer it as their development platform.

Call me stupid, but I thought Solaris x86 was dead and buried anyway.

Palooka Received on Wed Jun 18 2008 - 21:31:01 CDT

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