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CIN: Oracle's Big Linux Bet: Not Just For Customers

Dec 24, 2002, 19:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Orzech)

"Taking a cue from its customers, Oracle is moving aggressively to shift its own IT infrastructure to Linux.

"For Oracle customers, the hot new platform is Linux. And Larry Ellison is not about to get left behind.

"At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco last August, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison told the crowd that Oracle is 'moving very aggressively' to run its own operations on Linux.

"The reason for the move is simple, according to Ellison: Linux is 'cheaper, faster... and more reliable than any other environment around...'"

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