Is Virtualization Where Linux Will Top Windows... Perhaps Stealthily?
Aug 02, 2007, 01:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this
"Virtualization is the theme of the LinuxWorld 2007 Conference
& Expo this year, and that's as it should be, according to
industry veterans I've interviewed recently. Virtualization a big
boon for Linux adoption and a way to steal some of Microsoft
Windows' thunder, they say. Overall, they agreed that succeeding in
that space is a make-or-break proposition for Linux.
"'It's appropriate that LinuxWorld focuses on virtualization
this year, because virtualization is a must-have for Linux,' said
Jim Klein, Information Services and Technology Director for Saugus
Union School District in Santa Clarita, Calif. 'Without
virtualization, Linux will fade away in the data center...'"