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When VMware tuned the open-source PostgreSQL 9 database for its ESXi 5.0 hypervisor in the vFabric Spring Java framework, it knew it had to do more to make a convincing production database. With vFabric Data Director 2.0, the company is therefore adding Oracle databases to the mix and hopes to add support for other obvious …

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Anonymous Coward

Seems like a lot of pricing for "open source"

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But does Oracle support it?

Nice - the problem is does Oracle support this?

If not - IT JUST DOESN'T MATTER!!

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Re: But does Oracle support it?

The implication throughout the piece is that Oracle has been actively involved in the optimisations.

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Anonymous Coward

Re: But does Oracle support it?

Nope. Not unless you use Oracle's Virtualisation (which VMware obviously isn't).

Also, Oracle's licensing model probably makes this cost prohibitive anyway.

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Anonymous Coward

Good god! Is it just me or has VMware and others taken upon themselves to completely confuse the world with the plethora of overlapping tools with confusing product names. You're trying to sell to people like me -- a clean big picture view would be nice CLEARLY highlight what is overlapping...

TPM -- How about laying it out with some objective commentary old pal? It seems like there are a bunch of sort of dissimilar products that can sold that will eventually be merged (vFabric Data Director, vFabric App Director, vFabric Suite, vCenter, vCloud Director, Cloud Foundry)...

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