Re: To use Oracle 10g R2 on Linux which distribution?

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:30:06 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 17, 2:46 pm, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:


> My advice is to use Red Hat. If everybody starts going for OEL, it will
> soon stop being cheap. The price difference in support is big enough to
> risk Oracle becoming the largest Linux provider.
> Oracle was cheap while there were alternatives, mainly Sybase, Informix
> and Ingres. All 3 of those have died, there are very few alternatives.
> Oracle prices are outrageous. Do not risk that happening with the Linux,
> go for Red Hat.

Since Oracle's current linux strategy is to clone based on Red Hat I don't think Red Hat is going away anytime soon. Received on Wed Mar 17 2010 - 19:30:06 CDT

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