Oracle Enterprise Linux
- May 25, 2012
Linux kernel 3.4's changes to the btrfs file system and new tools may spur some to update servers without waiting for Linux to play catch-up.
- February 28, 2012
SUSE shops are cautious after a long silence from the Novell post-Attachmate deal; experts say Linux has eclipsed Unix generally, but SUSE needs work.
- February 19, 2010
Oracle will push Oracle Linux for commodity x86 boxes, reserving Solaris for high-end data center push. But Oracle's support for OpenSolaris is still unclear.
- January 27, 2010
Oracle promised to continue Sun Microsystem's open source commitment for MySQL, Open Office, and Solaris but open source users are skeptical.
- August 07, 2008
In an effort to expand its foothold in the Linux market, Oracle Corp. has created an Unbreakable Linux partnership program and signed 15 vendors to it.
- May 28, 2008
In its migration from Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Oracle Enterprise Linux, the magazine publisher Bonnier Corp. has streamlined support at lower cost.
- March 17, 2008
When Acuity Brands first began running Oracle on Linux, the operating system was unproven. Today the company is a firm believer in the platform.
- November 19, 2007
Oracle continued to attack Red Hat with several Unbreakable Linux announcements at its OpenWorld conference, but is the news a distraction for its real target: Microsoft?
- May 15, 2007
Competition won't change Red Hat's roadmap, says RH exec Tim Yeaton. In this Q&A, he explains why Oracle's Linux and the Microsoft-Novell brand of interoperability are inadequate.
- April 26, 2007
It was another small step forward for Oracle Enterprise Linux this week as a handful of ISVs pledged support, but it's still a long road ahead for the Red Hat clone.
- April 03, 2007
Oracle is touting a list of 26 customers siding with it for Linux support. But, on further review, only one has actually dumped Red Hat Linux completely.
- December 05, 2006
Oracle made a big splash last month when it announced support for Red Hat Linux at a 50% discount, but observers wonder whether Oracle has the mettle to deliver.
- November 03, 2006
I had my "flying-pigs" moment on seeing the headlines: rapprochement, accord, peace between Linux and Microsoft.
- August 23, 2006
Oracle customers are taking to open source technologies, but old concerns about support and security remain, a new IOUG member survey finds.
- April 18, 2006
Industry pundits mull over the possibilities following recent comments by Oracle's Larry Ellison that he might like to have a version of Linux all for his very own.