April 9, 2014

What is the best Linux distro for Java programming?

I'm a VB, VB.NET, C#, PHP, and Java programmer.
I'm not sure of what distro would perfectly fit in Java.
I've read some articles here that for IT experts, the best distros would be Fedora and SUSE.
Are these distros fit perfectly- and efficiently-well in Java and Oracle database?

Java itself can be comfortably programmed on many flavors of Linux, and the...

Java itself can be comfortably programmed on many flavors of Linux, and the choice of which flavor would simply be up to your personal preference. However when coupled with the desire to have Oracle DB, this page seems to indicate that Oracle provides at least the express edition of their Database as an RPM, and so it may be best that you should use an RPM based distribution for this purpose. Fedora (as it turns out) is an RPM based distribution.

Click here for more information on RPM package manager.

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