InfoWorld: Valuing Diversity
Jan 31, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell C. Pavlicek)
"It's the week after LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, and
perhaps you are finding yourself seriously considering a Linux
solution. But will it strain your IT staff? Will adding Linux to
the datacenter bring unneeded complexity to your operations?
"If you already have commercial Unix systems on board, making
the transition to Linux is quick and fairly painless from a system
administration perspective. And even if you don't run Unix in your
datacenter, you are very likely to find that many members of your
IT staff are running Linux at home.
"But will the addition of Linux bring unwanted complexity to
your operation? Actually, it might bring some sorely needed