"It wasn't the Oracle-branded Linux that many were expecting. In
a way, it was something much worse.
"A collective gasp rose up from the blogosphere following Larry
Ellison's keynote at last week's Oracle OpenWorld conference. To
many, Oracle's decision to offer full, enterprise-class support for
RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux)--including software updates but
sans Red Hat branding--was a direct attack on the leading Linux
vendor. Red Hat's stock plummeted in response..."