RE: linux vs MS (slight twist on the topic)

  • From: Dougie McGibbon <DMcGibbon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Oracle-L@Freelists. Org (E-mail)" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 08:33:19 +1300

How about running beta's of Oracle 7 on a dual proc Sequent Symmetry box - 2
x 25MHz 486's  - as a production server  :-)
Dougie McGibbon
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From: Jared Still [mailto:jkstill@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 8:16 AM
To: kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Subject: Re: linux vs MS (slight twist on the topic)

Showoff.  ;)

On 10/11/05, Kevin Closson <kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > wrote: 

        I was running Oracle 7 on Linux via the Xenix emulation bits,
        around 1995 IIRC.

cool...not that is what I'm talking about.  I ported
Oracle 5.1.7 to Xenix large model x.out in 1988 :-)

Porting...hmmm.. make/fail/forensics/repeat :_)


Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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