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Linux Journal: Trying Oracle on Linux in the Enterprise

Jun 22, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Cade)

"My company runs its Oracle databases on HPUX11i and Hewlett Packard hardware. Oracle and HP are certified for use with Linux, so I wanted to see how the performance of some of our databases would compare if moved to Linux. My ideal goal was for Linux to do everything HPUX does, interconnecting with our existing infrastructure seamlessly. I wondered whether we'd lose any flexibility in administration.

"For my first proper dive into the world of Linux, I chose Intel processors, thereby sticking to the philosophy of not changing too many components at one time..."

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