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Big news: Oracle switching to Linux

     
11:39 pm on Jan 31, 2002 (gmt 0)

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instead of upgrading three of its older Hewlett-Packard Co. Unix servers, Oracle will move its application server and business software to Linux-based Intel machines later this year, Ellison said. "We'll be on Linux no later than the summer, so we'll be running our whole business on Linux," he said.

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2:49 am on Feb 1, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I'm glad IBM is taking up the cause for Linux. Granted, there isn't anywhere to go but up for linux, but Microsoft sure seems to be losing ground in the business markets.
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But what will all the MS patch installers do with their free time?