Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.





More on LinuxToday


ZDNet: Threats to Linux: Expertise and Acceptance

Jul 20, 2005, 01:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)

"Do you know what most large Solaris installations have in common? Mis-management. What seems to happen is that the people in charge get there on the basis of large system experience in the eighties and then forcefully apply that expertise regardless of whether it's appropriate to the technology or not. That's what happened to a lot of large business projects started on Solaris in the mid to late ninties, why there was a resurgence in mainframe sales as these projects were written off in 2000 one and two, and why there's now a threat that the same thing is about to happen with Linux..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: