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E-Commerce Times: The Oracle Linux Project

Sep 22, 1999, 18:20 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Oracle Corp. (Nasdaq: ORCL) has announced that its Oracle8i for Linux, a database designed specifically for the Internet, has been certified to run on the Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq: RHAT) distribution of the open-source operating system (OS). The announcement officially launches a strategic partnership between the two companies that is aimed at advancing corporate adoption of Linux."

"Linux vendor Red Hat, who recently completed a highly successful IPO (initial public offering), will certify other future Oracle products. Additionally, Oracle will offer developers who have registered with Red Hat a promotional version of Oracle8i and membership to the Oracle Technology Network, an online developer resource site..."

"The release of Oracle8i for Linux came after "a successful early adopter's program," with over 50,000 downloads of the product from the Oracle Technology Network..."

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