A First Look at Oracle 11g database on Debian GNU/Linux

[img_assist|nid=379|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=164|height=29]Three and half years have passed since my first attempts to install Oracle 10g on an unsupported Debian GNU/Linux distribution. Seeing that Oracle 11g is out, and exclusively for Linux at this time, I decided to download it among the first and see and share with you what it's installation looks like.

GNOME Desktop project 10 years old!

[img_assist|nid=1030|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=114]Exactly 10 years ago, on 15th August 1997, Miguel de Icaza started his first announcement about GNOME Desktop project with this words:

We want to develop a free and complete set of user friendly applications and desktop tools, similar to CDE and KDE but based entirely on free software:

iostat screenshots

Both runs have been done on a single 120GB 7200rpm IDE disk. Command used: iostat -x 5 (extended statistics, sample every 5 seconds).


XMM screenshots

All screenshots were taken on my home workstation (Dual PIII 1GHz, 768MB RAM). Brown color represents kernel memory usage (miscellaneous caches), red is for active memory (page/buffer cache in use and mapped pages - applications), yellow is inactive page/buffer cache, green is free memory and finally orange color represents swap usage.


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