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IBM Launches Linux 'Baby' Mainframe

Oct 23, 2008, 04:31 (1 Talkback[s])
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"IBM has optimised the mainframe for Linux, working with Red Hat and Novell to fix bugs and ensure that all drivers run solidly with the Linux operating system, says System z marketing vice president Karl Freund. IBM executives also decided the mainframe simply wasn't cheap enough to convince customers to run new Linux workloads."

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