[TriLUG] making a case for oracle9i on linux
jason at cerient.net
Fri Mar 5 13:45:26 EST 2004
you also have the option of using suse linux enterprise. i've been
working all week at a site that runs oracle 9i on SLES 8.
> I know its not what you are asking for, but here is my 2 cents.
> Over the past few months I have had experience putting Oracle9i/AS on
> several big IBM SMP hosts running RHEL2.1. I have been very
> dissatisfied with the complexity of the installations. The 9iAS on RHEL
> is also way too fragile for my liking. Performance is nice, but it
> would be a tough sell to get me to do this again. Its hard to find the
> value in commercial products over open source when the vendor support is
> awful, the installation is kludgey, and the documentation is wrong.
> On the other hand, I wouldn't be eager to run anything thats mission
> critical on W2K either.
> On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 11:27, Sinner from the Prairy wrote:
>> On Friday 05 March 2004 10:15 am, Tom Le wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > I need help making a case for installing oracle9i on
>> > linux (redhat AS) to microsoft-friendly upper
>> > management. Management was not convinced that running
>> > oracle on linux was better than on w2k, even after I
>> > showed them the benchmark test done by Roby Sherman
>> > (http://www.interealm.com/technotes/roby/pentmark.html).
>> > I guess they are just afraid of changing from
>> > windows to linux. I am needing more convincing
>> > evidence/arguments for oracle on linux as against
>> > oracle on w2k. Please help me persuade management to
>> > shut the doors to oracle on W2k!
>> > Thanks,
>> > Tom
>> I believe that Oracle is not advertising anymore Oracle on Windows. And,
>> Oracle is leaving Oracle-Win platform completely, as for Oracle means
>> way too
>> much loss of money (too many support calls that eat the profits.)
>> So, Windows + Oracle is a legacy (or going-to-be legacy) platform.
>> Oracle and Red Hat have had a strong partnership for a while now. Wall
>> is a heavy user of O+RH combo.
>> If Wall Street trusts O+RH, why not you?
>> Visit my website! http://www.ibiblio.org/sinner/
>> Running on Mandrake Linux 9.2 - Kernel 2.4.22-10mdksmp Linux User #
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