The State of Oracle Linux
May 12, 2008, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Oracle's Unbreakable Linux is something of an odd-duck in Linux
distribution circles. While Oracle, the database giant, produces
it, under the Oracle paint job it's all RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise
Linux). In addition, while Oracle stands behind its distribution
with support, Oracle doesn't think of itself as being in the Linux
"What does it all mean and why does Oracle have one foot in the
Linux business? For the answers to these and other questions,
Edward Screven, Oracle's Chief Corporate Architect, recently spoke
with Jim Zemlin, head of the Linux Foundation..."