Trying Oracle on Linux in the Enterprise

June 21, 2005

[From Linux Journal]

My company runs its Oracle databases on HPUX11i and Hewlett Packard hardware. Oracle and HP are certified for use with Linux, so I wanted to see how the performance of some of our databases would compare if moved to Linux. My ideal goal was for Linux to do everything HPUX does, interconnecting with our existing infrastructure seamlessly. I wondered whether we'd lose any flexibility in administration.

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