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Linux-Watch: The Real Point of Unbreakable Linux: Breaking Red Hat

Feb 08, 2007, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"Following my recent article in which I wrote that neither I, nor several financial analysis firms, were aware of any companies that were planning to deploy Oracle's Unbreakable Linux, a handful of companies have told me that they are giving Unbreakable Linux a try.

"What I think is interesting is why they're giving it a try, and what it tells us about Oracle's intentions towards Red Hat.

"First, none of these companies was willing to go on the record with their names. Why? They didn't want their names used because none of them wanted to get into trouble with Oracle. And, since all but one were Oracle customers, it's easy to see why they wouldn't want to get on Larry Ellison's bad side..."

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