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LinuxPlanet: Oracle on Linux Gets One Firm Great E-Commerce Seats

Sep 29, 2004, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"As what is known as a 'secondary ticketer,' StubHub.com specializes in helping its customers to get good deals on sporting events, concerts, and live theater. But from the perspective of Shawn Kernes, VP of technology, StubHub itself is now getting great value out of running the company's Oracle database on Linux.

"In the fall of 2003, San Francisco, CA-based StubHub started moving from Oracle 8i on Sun Solaris to an Oracle 9i on Red Hat Linux. The migration was completed in February.

"'Honestly, I thought we'd take a performance hit. But, in fact, exactly the opposite happened,' said Kernes, in an interview with LinuxPlanet.

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