I was a little concerned when MySQL AB was purchased by Sun, however Sun had a pretty long history with open source and mostly seemed to know how to balance things. When Sun was purchased by Oracle, I was quite uneasy knowing Oracle has a way of killing everything that isn’t Oracle. Seems like that time has finally come. Thankfully there are some forks of MySQL already. It might be time to start reading up and making sense of them.
Interestingly one of the new features in
Sun VirtualBox 3.2 Beta is:
- Experimental support for Mac OS X guests
I’m curious how they implemented that so that they steer clear of Apple’s legal team. I’m also curious how that runs. I may need to give that a try.
Anyone successfully install Oracle 9i Database Release 2 on Mac OS X 10.2.8 Jaguar?
Tried today at work with no success
I’m looking at:
All goes good until you run that script (createDb). Runs in .0001 sec with no output.
Apparantly the script craps out at:
Source for script
Yes, the variable ORACLE_SID and is set correctly. I even used echo to make sure it is.