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Oracle has launched an ambitious "next-generation" support service amid lingering and painful outages in the database giant's existing online services. Employing its typical pomp and bombast, Oracle used its annual OpenWorld conference to announce My Oracle Support, which integrates its existing MetaLink support service with …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Looks fine to me

    Who uses I work for them, and I didn't even know it existed.

    Get all your stuff from instead, that's working. Maybe that "one forum member" needs to use some initiative?

  2. Joe

    Wrong site?

    Perhaps he is trying the wrong site. as per the previous poster,

    has all the downloads you could want, and is where I have always got downloads from

  3. MikeeMike

    Glad we use SQLServer!

    All actual downloads from the site redirect to; I have been trying to download the Oracle client for the last 4 days and it's been extremely annoying not being able to get it. Also, Oracle don't seem to offer any alternative ways of getting the install! We normally use SQLServer but need to connect to an Oracle DB as part of a migration, glad we're just going to rip all the data out of it and never have to actually use it! If they can't keep a HTTP site up why would we bet on them in business?

  4. Anonymous Coward
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    Download MS-SQL?

    Perhaps this brilliant whiner can provide us a link to the place on the Microsoft site where we can download MS SQL server?

    For Linux no less?

  5. wulff heiss


    Quote: "download a decent database (like MS SQL)."

    WTF???? next thing coming is "get a proper DBMS like Access" or what??????

  6. Anonymous Coward
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    Ahh, the Windows kiddies...

    Can't miss an opportunity to rubbish the non-MS world, can they?

    <Start Homer Simpson sarcastic whiney voice and flapping arms>

    Ooooh, I don't like Oracle... Ooooh, it's too hard... Ooooh, I have to use my brain to make it work. Ooooh, whine whine until all my friends bugger off...

    </Homer, more's the pity>

    Having said that, this outage *is* a clanger. Perhaps they're running IIS :)

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Tried instead?

    Although does not offer all the downloads available from Oracle, it does supply you with trial software, which was sought after anyway.

  8. Justin Kestelyn

    Clear your browser cache dude

    Ummm, did you think about clearing your browser cache?

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