London Stock Exchange platform acquisition ignites open source war of words
Sep 18, 2009, 15:06 (4 Talkback[s])
"The core MillenniumIT product, Millennium Exchange, runs on
Linux and Unix environments with an Oracle database, rather than
within a Microsoft architecture.
"Last year the London Stock Exchange experienced a seven hour
outage owing to a network software problem. Details of what went
wrong remain unclear but Computerworld UK readers questioned the
Microsoft software in place at the exchange."