Making the Case for Oracle Database on Windows

One of the best-kept secrets in the IT industry is the depth of support Oracle offers to customers deploying its databases on Microsoft Windows platforms. Despite its highly visible support of Linux, Oracle was the first of the major database vendors to port its software to Windows in the mid-1990s, and continues to support a large and robust Oracle-on-Windows user community. In this paper, Ovum analyses Oracle Database for Windows in depth.