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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..."

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