VNUNet: Linux Vies with Oracle
Sep 03, 2004, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roger Howorth)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Here's a remarkable tale about a company that replaced an
Oracle database cluster with a few Linux servers.
"The great thing about this story is that the Linux servers did
not run database software. The Oracle database had been converted
and stored on the Linux hard disk as a collection of some 100,000
files. The work was part of a major application upgrade that
involved redesigning all the components of a busy web site.