Tag Archives: Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Released

*+-It feels almost like heresy to discus something that isn’t Oracle-related on the day that Oracle announced the new In-Memory Database Option, but something else was also released today. Red Hat gave birth to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7. I’m a big fan of all things Linux. I’m typing this blog post on a […]

Alternative opinions about Oracle Linux vs. RHEL…

*+-Jay Weinshenker has written a couple of good posts in response to my recent post on Oracle Linux vs. RHEL. What Linux distribution should you use for Oracle virtualized on VMware Oracle versus RedHat and VMware I don’t agree 100% with his all his points, but I always think it’s good to hear different sides of […]

Which Linux do you pick for Oracle Installations?

*+-There was an interesting thread on the OakTable mailing list the other day regarding the choice of Linux distros for Oracle installations. It was started by one member (the name has been withheld to protect the innocent :)) who said, “I cannot imagine (but want to understand) why anyone would pick RHEL5.6 for Oracle as opposed to the […]

Red Hat heading for Oracle buyout?

*+-I know it’s been said before, but I read this and thought, once Red Hat’s market value starts to drop Oracle could get a really good deal. I thought the reference to the quality of Red Hat’s support was quite comical. I’ve always found their support to be terrible. To be more specific, you raise […]