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Red Hat is piling the open-source pressure on Linux predator Oracle with a project targeting the giant's massive application server business. The Linux outfit has announced JBoss Migration Assistance (MASS) in conjunction with JBoss solution partners, a community open-source project to build tools and resources to help customers …

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Glassfish, not JBoss

If I were Oracle, I wouldn't worry about JBoss, they're trying to play catch up. The Glassfish community is what Oracle should be laying awake about, that community is far larger with far better quality/availability. I'm seeing in nearly everywhere I see Java in the enterprise...

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JBOSS is good quality and cheaper

My company is finishing a migration from Weblogic to JBOSS for our apps. WL is much nicer, particularly the administrative console and ease of support because of it, but the licensing costs a fortune and the upgrade from version to version was causing way too many headaches for our developers.

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Oracle "loves" BEA customers

I take it Oracle likes their licence fees, because up until Oracle took over, BEA had the most rational licence for multi-core CPU's. Good bye to that and good bye to many, many customers.

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RedHat

Need to start with there own products dependency of oracle. Why on earth they ever used it for satellite I'll never figure. But it makes for a horrifically costly solution to patch management and systems deployment. Hopefully we will ditch it at some point as its a, frankly, crap system for the cost.

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