Re: OS Question

Dell servers, I forget the actual model number.

Dual 4 core CPU's, 32 gig of RAM.
Netapp SAN for storage

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist



On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 1:18 PM, JOHNSTON, WAYNE <wjohnsto@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Jared,
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> Just curious, what hardware are you running Linux on?
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> Wayne
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> *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Jared Still
> *Sent:* Friday, January 02, 2009 4:11 PM
> *To:* Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx
> *Cc:* oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* Re: OS Question
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> On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 12:24 PM, Goulet, Richard <
> Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>  Anyone using Oracle's version of Linux from their web site??
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> I've been using it for test environments for about 15 months.
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> There have been no issues with it.
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> I would not mind using it in production, but the production servers are
> built
> by the SysOps team, and the official Linux here is RH ES 4.
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> Essentially Oracle's linux is identical to RH - it's just recompiled source
> with an Oracle logo.
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> Unless you are going to use it in a production environment and want to
> get 'unbreakable' support from Oracle, I don't think it really matters if
> you
> use Oracle, RedHat, CentOs, WhiteBox or some other distribution.
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> Aside from logos and possible default sites for updates, they're pretty
> much the same thing.
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> I've used them all for Oracle, and they have all worked.
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> There's other folks on this list that have probably built a lot more of
> these
> than I have, maybe they will chime in as well.
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> Jared
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