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ZDNet: Oracle, Sybase Put More On Linux

Aug 13, 1999, 18:28 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Babcock)

"Oracle and Sybase said Linux was emerging as an additional platform for their traditional database product lines at LinuxWorld in San Jose, Calif., this week."

"Oracle has created a 100-person-plus Linux division to focus on engineering and marketing Oracle products for the open source code operating system. ... 'We have 800 paying customers using Oracle on Linux. Linux is our fastest-growing operating system,' said Mark Jarvis, senior vice president."

"Sybase said its core product, Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.9.2, now runs under Linux and is available immediately. ...Enterprise Application Server 3.0 is scheduled to be available under Linux in September. ...sometime next year, Replication Server 12.0 will be available..."

"David Jacobsen, group manager of the Enterprise Server Division, said there have been 55,000 downloads of Sybase technology on Linux."

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