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Computerworld.NZ: Do You Really Want a 'Linux Administrator'?

Feb 25, 2003, 08:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juha Saarinen)

"Without Linux, it's doubtful the open source idea would have had as much impact as it has, with even conservative businesses like banks shifting away from closed-source software.

"A quick glance at the internet news feeds show that Linux is where the action is. In today's funds-starved environment, Linux projects are receiving money. There are jobs advertised today that require Linux experience and qualifications.

"Using Linux as shorthand for everything open source can, however, lead to an unfortunate reality truncation. Despite all the publicity, it seems lots of people and organisations still haven't understood that Linux is only an operating system kernel..."

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