Techtree: Open Source Software: A Gift Of Technology
Feb 26, 2004, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shilpi Das, Aunradha Krishnamurthy)
"The National Conference on Open Source Software (OSS) was held
by MAIT at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumba i to discuss the use of OSS
in different networking systems.
"According to Dr. Gautam Shroff, Head - Architecture and
Technology Consulting, TCS, "OSS is specially helpful for education
and simple applications. For this reason, Linux is emerging as the
standard non-Windows Operating System."
"Compared to the closed operating systems OSS is much cheaper
and can be used in IT architecture in platforms like Desktops, Web
servers, Business logic servers, Database servers, and
Infrastructure servers. Besides this, the free versions of OSS like
Linux can be downloaded for a testing phase..."