[CentOS] Oracle tries to capture CentOS users

Tue Jul 24 04:10:10 UTC 2012
Cliff Pratt <enkiduonthenet at gmail.com>

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> wrote:
> Fernando Cassia wrote:
>> I don' t think that would happen anytime soon. AFAIK if you check
>> distrowatch Oracle Linux ranks #50 and CentOS ranks #8.
>> Also, I read somewhere that ORCL has 8,000 paid custmers to their
>> Linux subscription.... hardly a major player still.
>> But like I said, the more competition wrt pricing the better.
> Be difficult to beat CentOS on price, surely?
RedHat and Oracle both provide value-add services. THAT is what you pay for.