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SearchOpenSource: Assess the Mess: Porting Apps from Unix to Linux

Jul 11, 2006, 21:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"What are the most important issues that IT managers should watch out for when porting an app from Unix to Linux?

"Alfredo Mendoza: IT managers should look at the overall porting effort from three different perspectives: first, from the technical side; second, from the business side; and third, from the project management side--not necessarily in that order. Looking at the technical side includes hiring or training the people that will do the port so that they will have the necessary skills, such as porting, testing, debugging and performance..."

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