[rescue] Oracle making just a little harder to keep old machines in use

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Wed May 5 16:27:01 CDT 2010

Carl R. Friend wrote:

>    Does anybody really have any proper intelligence on what the
> roadmap for SPARC and Solaris is for things other than supporting
> Oracle databases?  Personally, I am just not yet ready to drink
> the Intel and Linux Cool-Aid, but it's getting to be a damned
> tough rear-guard fight.

Just buy Opterons and tell yourself they are the spiritual heir to Alpha
(when running properly, i.e. in 64-bit mode).


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