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IBM Loads Linux on Mainframes
IBM has announced that it will now provide Linux support and services for its largest machines, the S/390 Series of mainframes/servers.

linux ubuntu  Loads Linux on Mainframes IBM Loads Linux on Mainframes R. Krause - June 9, 2000 Event Summary May 17, 2000 [Source: IBM] Linux software, services are available for S/390 server. Responding to demand by S/390 users, IBM is now providing Linux software and services for the S/390 enterprise server. This is the latest initiative in IBM's strategy to complement the Linux operating system throughout its offerings. Linux for S/390 will be offered by the companies SuSE and TurboLinux. In addition, IBM Global

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The model of IT services for Free and Open Source software (FOSS) helps identify the characteristics clients require from consultants, integrators, resellers, etc. to develop, support, migrate, and implement enterprise solutions or services that are based on, or are themselves, FOSS. In addition, it supports standard criteria important to enterprise Linux rollouts or migrations. 

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I Want My Private Cloud


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linux ubuntu  of the currently available Linux distributions, such as Red Hat , Ubuntu , SUSE , and Debian . Some features of Eucalyptus include support and compatibility with Amazon products, a web-based cloud configuration, and tools for easy deployment. Eucalyptus has gained momentum due to the need for private cloud strategy options. VMware VMWare vSphere enables VMware to deliver private cloud solutions using a virtualization platform. vSphere platform delivers high standardization capabilities and rapid Read More

Linux at 25% of Server OS Market - Is Redmond Hearing Footsteps?


Linux has now grabbed 25% of the server operating system market share, passing Novell and knocking on Windows's door.

linux ubuntu  Event Summary [Computerworld] 02/11/2000 Linux cornered 25% of the server operating system market last year, according to preliminary data from International Data Corp. (IDC). But in terms of revenue share, Linux remains a tiny fraction of the market. Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT system held steady at 38% of the server operating system market last year, while Novell Inc. finished at 19%. Meanwhile, all of the combined versions of Unix garnered 15% of the market. But IDC analyst Dan Kusnetzky warned Read More

Red Hat’s Linux Domination Weakens


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Demand at the Fount of Open Source Part Two: A Primer Based in Demand Trends


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Red Hat


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