Shuttleworth: Oracle a Litmus test for Linux, Ubuntu
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""Oracle is a litmus test for enterprise readiness,"
Shuttleworth told InternetNews.com. "So Oracle certification is far
more important to us as a public testament to the reliability and
ruggedness of Ubuntu than it is in terms of sheer volume."
"Oracle has it's own Oracle Enterprise Linux (based on Red Hat)
and certifies its applications on Red Hat and Novell's versions of
Linux. Shuttleworth argued that he has not seen any organization
where Oracle applications represent a large number of Linux
servers. In his view an organization only needs so many database