[svlug] IBM certifies Ubuntu as a stable platform for DB2

Joe Buck Joe.Buck at synopsys.COM
Fri Mar 3 17:37:59 PST 2006

On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 04:22:19PM -0800, Ron Hinchley wrote:
> Eating lunch at Fry's reading a Linux journal I saw a note that Ubuntu 
> was certified by IBM. They will support their data base products on 
> Ubuntu saying it is a stable system.
> For my maniacal plans at home I need a server with MySQL. I could not 
> get the FC4 to work for some reason. Is Ubuntu a viable alternative to 
> FC4? Are there any draw backs?

Tons of people are running MySQL servers on FC4.  Why do you assume that
your failure to get MySQL working is FC4's fault?

You'd be better off asking for help getting it running, than assuming that
switching distros will make things better.  Ubuntu's a fine distro, but so
is FC4.

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