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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Linux Resolves City's Woes with Unix

Apr 20, 2004, 18:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)

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"To say that the City of Bloomington, Ind.'s RISC-based HP-UX servers and workstations were showing their age would have been an understatement. After eight years of running homegrown and commercial Oracle applications for the city's 22 departments, performance had degraded to unbearable levels as CPU and memory utilization maxed out on a daily basis.

"'We never would spend the money it would take to buy properly sized equipment,' said CIO Gregory Volan Thursday at the Real World Linux Conference and Expo..."

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