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InfoWorld: Oracle buys stake in Linux company [TurboLinux]

Apr 18, 2000, 00:44 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Scannell)

"LINUX MAY HAVE gained a bit more legitimacy in the enterprise Monday as Oracle announced it is taking an equity position in TurboLinux as part of a longer-term strategic relationship between the two companies."

"The agreement also calls for TurboLinux to tune its version of Linux so that it runs the Oracle 8i database optimally, particularly for e-commerce and/or mission critical applications...."

"Some analysts believe the deal may result in Linux getting an exposure in some major accounts where it otherwise would not have been seriously considered."

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