> Under the deal announced today, Sun will sell and support
> all x86 versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Red Hat
> will distribute Sun's Java technology.
Welcome Sun. Glad to see you've joined the party. This
gives sun a solution base that can run from Xeon to SunFire.
All they have to do is keep the porting effort from Xeon to
Sparc as painless as possible.
Might be good for them to also offer Linux on the SunFire
series as well. Most customers will opt for Solaris, but by
making the offer, it assures the costomer of a solid
> Sun, Oracle Expand Partnership
> The two companies want to make sure that Oracle software
> runs on all of Sun's platforms.
This is also a good strategy. Oracle wants to go after
.NET, Exchange, and several other Microsoft platforms, and
Sun wants to go after Windows servers.
Hopefully neither is doing an exclusive. But both can benefit.
Leading Open Source Advocate