eWeek: Oracle’s Linux Boss Gears Up for Grid

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

Could you give us a little background on Oracle’s Linux

“We started 1.5 years ago with our Linux support program. It’s
still unique. We’re the only vendor providing code-level support
for the distributions. If a customer’s running Oracle on Red Hat or
SuSE Linux and they have an issue, Oracle has the business
relationships with those vendors so we can fix the code.

“We’re still the only ones doing that. We’re looking to expand
it in the coming year. Most of our support has been in the area of
servers. We’re looking to enable Linux as a client for Oracle
applications via the Mozilla browser, so Oracle customers can use
Mozilla to access Oracle applications. We’re looking at not just
supporting Linux as a server but as a client…”


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