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This is the weblog for Pete Finnigan. Pete works in the area of Oracle security and he specialises in auditing Oracle databases for security issues. This weblog is aimed squarely at those interested in the security of their Oracle databases.

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Oracle 10g Release 2 is available for Linux X86

I have just seen that Oracle 10g Release 2 is available for Linux X86 - It can be downloaded from here. The date on Oracle's site says 6th July 2005 so it looks like it has been there since yesterday. A number of bloggers including the Amis Blog, Edward Stangler, - (broken link) Justin Kestelyn and Wilfred van der Deijl are all talking about it.

I am finally back in my office and I have just kicked off a complete download of 637MB of zip file, its coming down at 110kb/Sec, so should run for about 1.5 hours. All I then need to do is free some space and reload Linux as my Linux box / main PC crashed some time back irrevocably! So it may take some time to be in a position to load 10g R2 and test it.