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Oracle rips Red Hat and 'sort of' launches a new Linux

Sep 20, 2010, 20:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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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 different."

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