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Nov 29, 2000, 00:46 (15 Talkback[s])
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"The most popular operating system for developers writing software for the Oracle platform is not Microsoft Windows NT. It's not Sun Solaris. It's the open source upstart, Linux."

"That is why Oracle decided to port its software to the Linux operating system before most other major software and computing systems vendors. Both Oracle and industry analysts expect a big growth spurt for the operating system in the next five years. The company now says everything they make will now run on Linux."

"Oracle was one of the first vendors to ship Web publishing and java development tools for Linux earlier this year. In August, Oracle became the first major applications server vendor to put its enterprise edition on Linux."

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