Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Apr 2006 13:47 UTC, submitted by george
Databases A senior Oracle executive has backed the reasoning behind the software vendor's mooted move into the operating system sphere and illustrated the depth of chief executive Larry Ellison's allegiance to Linux. Ellison recently told the Financial Times the company was "missing an operating system" and it would make sense to "look at distributing and supporting Linux" since ongoing maintenance and services fees were becoming an increasingly important part of Oracle's revenue stream.
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Heh
by Ronald Vos on Mon 24th Apr 2006 14:49 UTC
Ronald Vos
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2005-07-06

So...anyone else remember Solaris being touted as the preferred platform for Oracle?

About 1.5 months ago.

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Ballmer soon to tell us Gates likes Linux
by zeppelin on Mon 24th Apr 2006 15:53 UTC
zeppelin
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2005-07-08

and after this happens, news reporters will ask: "when Linux will become mainstream desktop"

you must love all this.

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