Posts Tagged ‘oracle’

MySQL Going Closed Source

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 […]

VirtualBox 3.2 Beta Supports Mac OS X Guests

Interestingly one of the new features in Sun Oracle’s 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.

Oracle 9i and Jaguar

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: http://otn.oracle.com/pub/articles/rohrer_macosx.html All goes good until you run that script (createDb). Runs in .0001 sec with no output. Apparantly the script craps out at: cat < <__EOF__ >${WORK_DIR}/init${ORACLE_SID}.ora Source for script Yes, […]