Re: Solaris x86 & Oracle

From: Palooka <>
Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2009 00:48:34 +0100
Message-ID: <nfDWl.4874$vV4.129_at_newsfe28.ams2>

Mladen Gogala wrote:
> I am following Oracle patches for Solaris x86. Oracle 10g is being
> barely touched while patches for Oracle 11g (32 bit version) are starting
> to show up regularly. There is for Solaris x86, there is even
> CPU APR '09 for it.
> Now, the question: given the low quality of Linux OS and a lack of tools,
> dtrace being the most important one, would it make sense to switch from
> Linux to Solaris x86? I, for one, would mercilessly ditch Linux in favor
> of Solaris, provided that such a move would make sense. What do others think
> of that?

FWIW, I am currently trying out OpenSolaris. Way to go, but so far I am much less impressed than I was with RHEL (CentOS for my laptop DBA playground).

Palooka Received on Sat Jun 06 2009 - 18:48:34 CDT

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