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Microsoft, Oracle Turn Frenemies For Some Healthy Coopetition

Microsoft and Oracle have signed a deal, under the terms of which Oracle software will run on Windows Server Hyper-V and in Windows Azure.

Users will be able to deploy Oracle software — including Java, Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server — on Windows Server Hyper-V or in Windows Azure and receive full support from Oracle. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Oracle will also certify and support Oracle software — including Java, Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server — on Windows Server Hyper-V and in Windows Azure.

Microsoft will offer Java, Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server to Windows Azure customers, and Oracle will make Oracle Linux available to Windows Azure users.

You can find Microsoft’s president of Servers & Tools Business, Satya Nadella, talk about the deal here.  Read the Oracle blog detailing the elements of the partnership here.

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