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VNUNet: Linux Vies with Oracle

Sep 03, 2004, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roger Howorth)

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"Here's a remarkable tale about a company that replaced an Oracle database cluster with a few Linux servers.

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