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Unbreakable Linux
Wim Coekaerts, VP Linux Engineering, Oracle Monica Kumar, Senior Director Linux Product Marketing, Oracle

• Linux – The way forward • Why Oracle and why now? • What is Unbreakable Linux? • What are the opportunities for Partners? • Q&A

• Linux – The way forward
• Why Oracle and why now? • What is Unbreakable Linux? • What are the opportunities for Partners? • Q&A

Linux – The Way Forward
• Linux is the fastest growing Server

operating system as per many industry reports. As per IDC (report published on Dec. 6, 2006):
• Linux Server Sales will hit $9.1 Billion in 2008 • Revenue from Linux servers is expected to grow annually at 22.8 percent, compared to 3.8 percent for the overall server market. • Linux servers should account for 25.7 percent of server unit shipments in 2008, up from 15.6 percent in 2003.

Linux Grows Global



Gas Natural


Linux server shipments in 2005
• • • Asia up 47% North America up 38% Europe up 23%

Source: Worldwide Linux 2004-2008 Forecast, IDC, Dec. 2004

Linux By Industry
Industry High Tech Education Telecom Retail Government Manufacturing Healthcare Transportation/Utilities Penetration 92% 87% 81% 78% 69% 53% 52% 43%

Source: Evans Data Corp.

Oracle Linux Momentum
• Oracle Database - $1.2 billion revenue in Calendar

Year 2005 as per Gartner (2006 numbers not out yet) • Oracle Database is #1 on Linux with more than 80% market share (Gartner) • More than 50% of Oracle Fusion Middleware sales last year were on Linux
• More than 30% of all Oracle E-Business Suite 11i

shipments are on Linux
• Oracle On Demand runs Linux, serving 250,000+

users in more than 30 countries

• Linux – The way forward

• Why Oracle and why now?
• What is Unbreakable Linux? • What are the opportunities for Partners? • Q&A

Oracle’s Investment in Linux
1998 Oracle first commercial database on Linux
• Other ISV’s then began porting their applications to Linux

1999 Investments in multiple Linux startups
• Red Hat, Miracle Linux, VA Linux

2002 Contributes cluster file system to Linux
• Key enabling technology for high-performance Linux grids

Unbreakable Linux program
• Oracle commits to fix Priority 1 Linux Bugs • Oracle gives Free Linux patches to customers and vendors

2004 Oracle sponsors Linux security certification
• Linux gets certified by government for use in secure systems

2002 Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support
• Dedicated Linux engineering teams

• Contribute software to the Linux community • Help make Linux faster, more reliable and more secure
• Dedicated Linux support teams

• Free support for Linux customers running Oracle software • Free Priority 1 (P1) bug fixes from Oracle

Key Linux Issues Remained
• Enterprise support unavailable from Linux vendors • Bug fixes are slow and in the future • Slows movement of mission critical applications to Linux • Support from leading Linux vendors is expensive • $1499 per year for a 2 processor server • High cost slows broader Linux adoption • No intellectual property indemnification • SCO lawsuit creates uncertainty around intellectual property risk • Slows Linux adoption at many large customers

Why Is Oracle Providing Linux Support?
• Linux is strategic to Oracle’s future • We sell a lot of our software running on Linux • Linux provides an open standards alternative • Oracle understands enterprise support • More than 30 years supporting enterprise customers • Efficient, low cost provider • A strong Linux market creates more opportunity • Oracle differentiates on superior support, not product features

• Linux – The way forward • Why Oracle and why now?

• What is Unbreakable Linux?
• What are the opportunities for Partners? • Q&A

Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support
• Enterprise-class support for the Linux OS • Available to any customer; not just Oracle users • Dedicated development, test, and delivery teams • Backed by world’s largest software support team • Ready 24x7 in 145 countries and 27 languages • x86 and x86-64 (AMD and Intel) architectures

Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support
• Open source software; not a new Linux distribution • Terminology

• Enterprise Linux = Software • Unbreakable Linux = Support Program
• Tracks Red Hat product releases • Freely available source and binaries • Enterprise-Quality Support At Lower Price

Making Linux Better

Support Levels
• Network Support • Access to Unbreakable Linux Network software and updates • Basic Support • Software and updates New! • Management Pack for Linux • Log service requests via Web or phone, 24x7 • Premier Support • Software and updates • Management Pack for Linux New! • Log service requests via Web or phone, 24x7 • Backport of fixes to currently supported software versions • Lifetime support

• Indemnification for intellectual property claims

raised against our customers • Available to all Oracle-supported customers • Network, Basic and Premier • Includes damages, liabilities, costs and expenses awarded by courts • Not limited to the amount of money paid by the customer

Price Comparison
Installable Binaries Network Access (Patches and Updates) Basic Limited (better than RHEL ES Support; 2 or less CPUs) Basic (equivalent to RHEL AS Premium Support; More than 2 CPUs) Premier Limited 2 or less CPUs Premier (More than 2 CPUs) FREE $99 $399

Red Hat
Fee Based Not Available $799
(limited features, limited hours)



$1,199 $1,999

No equivalent support No equivalent support

Unbreakable Linux Support
• Switch to Oracle Linux support takes just minutes

• Purchase support online – www.oracle.com/linux • One-click download of Oracle’s up2date
• Oracle products continue to be certified on:

• Red Hat Enterprise Linux • Novell SUSE Linux • Asianux Linux

• Linux – The way forward • Why Oracle and why now? • What is Unbreakable Linux?

• What are the opportunities for Partners?
• Q&A

Early Endorsers

What’s The Opportunity?
• Support/Certify your solution with the

Unbreakable Linux Program
• Join the Linux Initiative on OPN for added visibility
• Resell Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support • Embed Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support • Internal Use

Support/Certify Your Application
• No additional certification needed as Oracle

Enterprise Linux is fully compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux • Check out the following document which shows how: http://www.oracle.com/technologies/linux/el4cert -ds.pdf

Linux Enterprise Applications Porting (LEAP) Center

LEAP Center - Services
• Oracle Technology Adoption / Migration / Upgrade
Oracle Database Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle RAC Forms Migration J2EE Migration C/S to n-tier Architecture
e.g. SQL Server to Oracle DB DB2 to Oracle DB MySQL to Oracle DB Sybase to Oracle DB WebSphere to Oracle FMW WebLogic to Oracle FMW JBoss to Oracle FMW Oracle 9i DB to 10g Oracle 9i AS to 10g AS

• • • • •

Cross-platform Porting and Testing

Technology / Architecture Validation, POC assistance. Testing on Oracle RAC 10g environment. Expert Technical assistance for Performance Tuning. On-site or Remote access to hardware and resources.
High Availability Fault Tolerance Scalability Performance

Value for ISVs
• Absolutely no-charges to qualified ISVs • Access to migration experts, state-of-the-art hardware and knowledge base • Access to online Oracle University courses and hands-on GTMi trainings • Joint regional publicity, marketing and lead generation opportunities with Oracle and platform partners • Solutions Catalog listing and other OPN benefits • Attractive discount on hardware, sizing and deployment assistance through platform partners • Cross-platform Porting and Testing

Eligibility and Getting Started
2. Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) membership 3. ISV’s willingness to migrate to Oracle technology stack 50% discount on first year OPN membership fee for new ISV

Send an email to leapcenter_ww@oracle.com with
- contact information - application overview

Join Oracle’s Linux Initiative
• Join Oracle’s Linux Initiative • Complete your profile in the Solutions Catalog indicating support for Oracle’s Unbreakable Linux program • List “Oracle Enterprise Linux” as a supported OS on your web site • Benefits • Be among the first to get visibility in Oracle’s industry-wide Linux messaging • Get exposure to Oracle sales teams and customers

• Be considered for inclusion in Oracle PR activities and events

Why Resell and/or Embed
• New sales opportunity • Large support contracts for existing customers • Support contracts for new customers • Support can be sold to customers who aren’t running Oracle today • Trusted advisor; enhanced customer satisfaction • Lower support costs for your customer • Reduced complexity • Provide complete software stack support

Reselling Unbreakable Linux Support
• Contracts and Ordering Documents • Distribution Agreement addendums • Partner ordering documents (currently available in English only) • Pricing available on Oracle PartnerNetwork • Support can be sold in 1or 3 year terms • partner.oracle.com > Sales > Pricing Information • Linux Support policies available on Oracle

• partner.oracle.com > Sales > Resell Support

Linux as a Development Platform
• Free installable binaries (software)

edelivery.oracle.com/linux • Free access to patches and updates
• Register with Unbreakable Linux Network, using CSI number; linux.oracle.com
• Product support benefits similar to those

offered for Database
• Contact Oracle for details today • partner.oracle.com > Support > Support Benefits

Linux For Internal Use
• Download Oracle Enterprise Linux if you don’t

already have Red Hat Enterprise Linux • Switch to Oracle Unbreakable Linux support • Lower the cost of running your business

Available Globally Now www.oracle.com/linux

• Linux – The way forward • Why Oracle and why now? • What is Unbreakable Linux? • What are the opportunities for Partners?

• Q&A

Commonly Asked Questions
• Is Oracle EL4 compatible with RHEL4? • Will my application run unmodified on EL4? • How do you keep in-sync with Red Hat

releases? • Will Oracle continue to support other Linux distributions?

How Do I Fully Engage with Oracle on Linux ?
• Include “Oracle Enterprise Linux” as a

supported operating system on your web site • Complete your profile in the Oracle Solutions Catalog indicating your support for Oracle Enterprise Linux • Join the Linux Initiative for added visibility • Sign-up to resell/embed Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support

Partner Enablement Centers
Center Linux Enterprise Applications Porting (LEAP Center), Singapore Contact Person Ramesh Rajaraman Senior Manager Technology Partner Development, Oracle Corporation Contact Details Mobile : +65-81127030 Email : leapcenter_ww@oracle.com URL :http://www.oracle.com/partnerships/linux

Applicable for Australia/ New Zealand, ASEAN, India Subcontinent Shenzhen Software Park Oracle Competency Center, Shenzhen Applicable for China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan

Linda Lin ISV Manager Technology Partner Development Oracle Corporation

Mobile : +86-13924183322 Email : sspocc_ww@oracle.com URL : http://www.oracle.com/cdc/sspocc

Next Step….
• For further information on • migrating your solutions on to Linux OS • Support on Linux OS • Participation in Linux Initiatives

Please contact :
• country partner development managers

More Information
• Oracle PartnerNetwork

partner.oracle.com • Oracle.com Linux Page oracle.com/linux • Linux Technology Center oracle.com/technology/linux • Enterprise Linux Download edelivery.oracle.com/linux

Q & A