LinuxWorld: Weighing the Pros & Cons of IBM's Mainframe Linux, Part 2
May 10, 2002, 14:30 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)
"From a market-niche identification perspective, IBM's key
claims for Linux on the zSeries are that it:
- Offers a 64-bit development environment for ISVs.
- Offers the ability to use zVM to isolate multiple Linux
instances from each other for ASP and other service providers.
- Offers an ideal platform for server consolidation.
"If we look at these carefully, it becomes obvious that none
define viable markets for the Linux on mainframe concept because
people who need these facilities usually have better