Re: OS Question

2 Physical CPU's BTW

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist



On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Dell servers, I forget the actual model number.
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> Dual 4 core CPU's, 32 gig of RAM.
> Netapp SAN for storage
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> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
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> On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 1:18 PM, JOHNSTON, WAYNE <wjohnsto@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>>  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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