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Redhat will challenge Oracle RAC?



Huh? I'm beginning to get a bit tired of all this hyper disruption. Who is capable of what? Its like everyone wants to do everything!

Register reports:

That brings us on to Oracle. Red Hat unveiled three so-called solutions encompassing storage, high-availability, systems management provisioning, identity management consulting and training for: data centers, database availability and high-performance computing. Red Hat will build systems for customers by drawing on its “domain expertise”, according to chief technology officer Brian Stevens.

Red Hat has promised to save customers running clustered database installations like Oracle’s Real Application Clusters (RAC) up to $200,000 per clustered database through a combination of RHEL’s virtualization and dynamic resizing. Stevens claimed Red Hat is “leveling the playing field” against RAC.



Register does cover the story here.

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