Re: Solaris x86 & Oracle

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Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 12:58:13 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 5, 3:36 pm, "gym dot scuba dot kennedy at gmail" <> wrote:


JBH wrote ...

.> When oracle is not providing patches and patchsets and new releases
.> software on certain platforms on a timely basis ( versus other
.> platforms ) ... one really has to question whether one wants to run
.> production systems on that platform.
.> The dynamics of that whole question with solaris x86 ( really x86
.> for all serious consideration ) are not back in question.

JBH actually meant to say ( NOW back in question ) ... in other words since oracle is buying sun maybe solaris x86 will start getting support and timely maintenance.

Kennedy replied ...

Yes, that is why we got off this platform.  We were always several patch
 levels behind and could not get current patches or could get them 9 to 12
 months later.  We moved to a mainstream Linux OS. (supported). Received on Fri Jun 05 2009 - 14:58:13 CDT

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