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Former Member
Mar 25, 2011 at 07:43 AM

Oracle stops development for Intel Itanium


Hey there

It looks like Oracle is no longer supporting the IA64 platform in future. This primarily targets HP, as it is the last major supporter for IA64. Here are a few statements:


[Oracle Stops All Software Development For Intel Itanium Microprocessor|]


[HP Supports Customers Despite Oracleu2019s Anti-customer Actions|]

[Oracle stop development on itanium|]

In my opinion this cannot be good for either party, because HP and Oracle were quite a succesful setup in the past. What do you think?

Regards, Michael

Edit: I wonder if there will be an official statement from SAP. As far as i know SAP/Oracle on IA64 is one of the major platforms for large enterprise installations.

Bonus question: To what database/platform would you migrate to, if you had to choose one at this very moment?