Enterprise Linux Oracle on Linux:
Oracle on Linux
Oracle is the most popular database on Linux, while Linux is poised to overtake Solaris as the No. 1 operating system for Oracle database management systems and applications. This guide includes news, tips and resources on Oracle on Linux, including choosing between Linux and other platforms, installing and upgrading on Linux, and performing backup and recovery of an Oracle database on Linux.
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Oracle is the market-leading database on Linux, and Oracle's "Unbreakable Linux" program offers enterprise-level support for Oracle on Red Hat installations. This section includes news and analysis of Oracle's Linux strategy.
Oracle has both extolled and disrupted the open source movement in recent years. The resources in this section compare Oracle's DBMS and applications to open source competitors such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Red Hat, Sybase, Ingres, EnterpriseDB and more.
We've gathered all our expert advice on Oracle and Linux in this section -- look no further for complete tips on installing, upgrading, migrating and performing backup and recovery of your Oracle database on Linux.