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Shuttleworth: Oracle a Litmus test for Linux, Ubuntu

Apr 17, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

""Oracle is a litmus test for enterprise readiness," Shuttleworth told InternetNews.com. "So Oracle certification is far more important to us as a public testament to the reliability and ruggedness of Ubuntu than it is in terms of sheer volume."

"Oracle has it's own Oracle Enterprise Linux (based on Red Hat) and certifies its applications on Red Hat and Novell's versions of Linux. Shuttleworth argued that he has not seen any organization where Oracle applications represent a large number of Linux servers. In his view an organization only needs so many database servers."

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