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.
Larry a Big Linux Fan, Says Oracle Exec
Submitted by george 2006-04-24 Databases 2 Comments
So…anyone else remember Solaris being touted as the preferred platform for Oracle?
About 1.5 months ago.
and after this happens, news reporters will ask: “when Linux will become mainstream desktop”
you must love all this.