Re: Oracle 11g r2 one node RAC

From: Noons <>
Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2010 12:50:28 +1100
Message-ID: <hhjk96$44j$>

Serge Rielau wrote,on my timestamp of 1/01/2010 7:34 AM:

>>>>>>> Increases the benefit of
>>>>>>> Oracle VM with the high
>>>>>>> availability and scalability of
>>>>>>> Oracle RAC
>>>>>> How many sites out there are running production RAC dbs in a virtual
>>>>>> environment? Last time I asked back in mid2009, I got no answer...
>>>>> Yeah, it's like how many DB2 environments are running 32000 linux
>>>>> images.
>>>> ROFL!
>>>> Couldn't have said it better!
>>> I know it's not funny when a joke has to be explained.. but what the
>>> heck was that all about?
>> Just a cheap shot, Serge. You can find a zillion references on the
>> web to z-whatever systems, and the news at some point picked up on
>> someone running large numbers of linux images just to show it could be
>> done. Then taking a sarcastic leap of marketing-will-always-
>> exaggerate faith.

> I did wonder whether Noons intended to say mainframe instead of DB2. > That was the only way I could resolve the puzzle...

Relax, Serge: Noons didn't write it, he just laughed at the joke. Maybe if IBM bozos spent some time reading instead of jumping into the usual ad-homine insinuations they wouldn't look so ridiculous? HNY: Received on Thu Dec 31 2009 - 19:50:28 CST

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