Monday, April 17, 2006

Is Oracle Getting in the OS Act?

According to today's article from AP, Oracle is considering launching their own version of Linux, and they're eyeing up Novell for acquisition as a possibility to get Linux.

Novell has its own version of Linux called SuSE.

Read the article here: Article on Oracle and Linux

This is an interesting development, since Oracle specialized in database software. The potential acquisition of Novell is also interesting - it seems that Oracle is competing more with Red Hat than powerhouse Microsoft.

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