Oracle's Rocha: Linux Kernel Ready to Rock Databases
August 3, 2004[From eWeek]
Oracle executive vice president Mike Rocha will have a lot to brag about when he gets up to give his LinuxWorld keynote Tuesday in San Francisco. First, the database giant saw its Linux market share blossom in 2003, growing at a rate of 361 percent.
The Redwood Shores, Calif., company now controls about 69 percent of the market. On top of that, its Linux kernel team has been hard at work contributing enhancements geared toward making the 2.6 kernel the most enterprise-database-friendly yet.
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