eWeek: Amazon.com at LinuxWorld: All Linux, All the Time
Jan 22, 2004, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Gallagher)
[ Thanks to Matt for
this link. ]
"Like the floor wax that is also a dessert topping, Amazon.com
wants to be more than just a retailer. 'Amazon is a retailer, a
development platform and an outsourcing solution,' said Tom
Killalea, the company's vice president of infrastructure.
"Soon, Amazon will be able to add another title to its
collection: pure-Linux enterprise.Killalea announced in his keynote
presentation at LinuxWorld here on Wednesday that Amazon's last
holdout application—the company's 14-terabyte-plus data
warehouse—will be moved over to Linux servers running
Oracle's Real Application Clusters (RAC) software by the end of the
second quarter of this year..."