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

hike mh1272 at gmail.com
Thu May 6 04:53:34 CDT 2010

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 11:35 PM, Patrick Finnegan
<pat at computer-refuge.org>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.
> >
> > It's come out recently that it wasn't Kool-Aid at all, but a cheap
> > knock off, Flavor Aid.
> Wow.
> It's nearly as fun to watch the old farts on this list bitch about Linux
> and how it's not "production capable" as it is to listen to from people
> at work.
> Pat
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that should be "SOME old farts".  i have been recommending/pushing linux in
the data center for at least 6 years--since red hat enterprise linux.  it is
a mistake to lump all the "old farts" together.

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