ORACLE Corp has been relentless in portraying itself as a serious Linux player -- one that "gets it" on Open Source Software (OSS).
The company released its first Linux-based product, the Oracle 8.0.5 database, in September, 1998. A steadily increasing commitment to the platform has resulted in every Oracle product -- database, application, e-business suite, and others -- today being available on Linux.
That has been an important endorsement of the viability of using Linux for enterprise computing.
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