Oracle rips Red Hat and 'sort of' launches a new Linux
Sep 20, 2010, 20:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Oracle made a weird announcement at its Oracle
OpenWorld love-fest and trade-show. The company announced that it
was releasing its own Linux: the Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise
Kernel for Oracle Linux.
"Funny, and I thought Larry Ellison already had his own Linux,
Unbreakable Linux, which Oracle introduced not quite four-years
ago. Of course, Oracle Unbreakable Linux wasn't really Oracle's
Linux. It was Red Hat's Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) with an
Oracle Linux logo pasted on the front.
"But, this time, Oracle swears its new Oracle Linux is
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