Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Oct 2006 18:47 UTC, submitted by tux68
Databases Red Hat has officially responded to Oracle's 'Unbreakable Linux' move. "The opportunity for Linux just got bigger. Oracle's support for Linux reaffirms Red Hat's technical industry leadership and the end of proprietary Unix. It's no accident that Red Hat was chosen #1 in value two years running. Want to know what else we think? Read on." This article has more reactions.
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No Problem
by llanitedave on Sat 28th Oct 2006 07:48 UTC
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I feel pretty sure that this is not going to damage Red Hat at all -- I doubt if Red Hat will see many of its own customers going to Oracle. What is more likely to happen is that Oracle customers discover Linux. The total Linux market will continue to grow -- there are plenty of potential customers out there to support multiple distributions.

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