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InfoWorld: Oracle buys stake in Linux company [TurboLinux]

“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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