RE: 10g RAC -- Multiple DB's and mixed OS

  • From: "Kevin Closson" <kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Jared Still" <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>, <mln@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 11:43:44 -0700

        >>Those same types of customers could easily get involved with
Linux development
        and participate in the kernels future.

I'm choking on my Bier, Jared! Anyone with intimate knowledge of what 
Operating System support a GOOD, boutique port of Oracle relies on knows
all too well that not even Oracle Corp has managed to influence the 
Linux Kernel sufficiently!  Some of the complete junk they are
is astounding, and the motives for acceptance of same is generally a bit

The majority of Linux revenue is desktop, and it shows. 'nuff said. It
is a "good enough" situatation I feel.

I think the age-old "world is flat" view of Windows is
just that. Now, the "fit" of Oracle software on Windows is
ripe for criticism.

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