Re: Any Oracle 11g for Solaris x86?

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 13:50:53 -0700
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AGT wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jun 2008 13:34:44 -0700, DA Morgan wrote:

>> wrote:
>>> On Jun 18, 11:07 pm, hpuxrac <> wrote:
>>>> The WAG that John put out about maybe seeing it as 11.2 is not a bad
>>>> guess.  I second that but really wouldn't be shocked ( surprised yes )
>>>> if it just never comes out again.
>>> Do you really think that Oracle 11g may never be released for Solaris
>>> x64
>>> or it could take well over a year for it to come to us via Release 2.
>>> What happen to this close relationship between Sun and Oracle.
>> Sun as in the owner of MySQL? An Oracle competitor? That Sun? <g>

> Youd have to ask "The Schwartz" [SpaceBalls] why he spent that 2
> billion or whatever it was. But I doubt it was to compete with Oracle.
> More like grab some of the Lie-nux pie. Exospherics like this mystify
> me.. Anyway to not have an 11g port for x86 Solaris would be a
> missed opportunity I think. Sun has some nice x86 hardware if
> you like that sort of thing.

No doubt there will be one. But the reality is that most Oracle on Solaris is legacy. People buying new Sun hardware are moving to Linux.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Thu Jun 26 2008 - 15:50:53 CDT

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