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siliconvalley.internet.com: Red Hat 3 Feels at Home in Oracle's Database

Oct 29, 2003, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clint Boulton)

"Oracle continued its commitment to Linux and one of the open-source operating system's leading purveyors when it announced that its database has been optimized for Red Hat's latest platform, Enterprise Linux 3.

"Longtime partners Red Hat and Oracle worked together to boost the scalability and performance of its recently-unveiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 for Oracle environments, adding more than 50 new enhancements to help run applications more efficiently.

"Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 will provide improved multi-threading, virtual memory systems and several input/output improvements, such as increased address space of the kernel from 1 GB to almosy 4 GB, which Oracle said will have a great impact on the number of users that large roll-outs can handle. Oracle anticipates its customers will see up to 64 GB of memory, more than double that of Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 2.1 running Oracle..."

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