Red Hat CEO Calls on Oracle to Keep Java Open

Thursday Jun 25th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

With earnings up at the Linux vendor, its chief executive talks tough on Oracle.

[From InternetNews]

With Oracle set to acquire Sun and gain stewardship over Java, there are many in the tech world with an opinion on how the database giant should handle its new relationship with the programming language.

One of those opinions is being voiced by Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, who is calling on Oracle to keep Java open. During a conference call yesterday to discuss Red Hat's (NYSE: RHT) first-quarter fiscal 2010 results, Whitehurst also took aim at Oracle's operating system business.

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