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LinuxPlanet: Application Servers and Linux: The Enterprise Awaits

Oct 31, 1999, 23:12 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Reichard)

"... application servers are making their way into the Linux space... Linux is now a major player in the enterprise, as IT departments are now willing to devote some serious bucks ( in the case of leading application servers, $10,000 or so a pop) to Linux-based applications."

"... We're now seeing clusters of application servers become the preferred method of deployment, and on a cost per unit basis it's cheaper to put up a cluster of high-end PCs running Linux than a similar number of Solaris or RS/6000 servers."

"Of the major application-server vendors, Oracle (with Oracle Application Server, or OAS), BEA Systems (with WebLogic Server 4.0), Bluestone Sapphire/Web and IBM (with WebSphere Application Server) offer Linux versions of their products."

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