ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Bill's Open Source Safari
Oct 22, 2005, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman, Brian Proffitt)
"When Microsoft last month announced at its Professional
Developers Conference it was going to offer a Complete Cluster
Solution on--get this--Windows, we couldn't believe our ears. But
when CEO Stave Ballmer reiterated the move to cluster space in a
keynote address at the Gartner Symposium & IT Expo in Orlando,
Fla. this week, we realized that the vendor wasn't kidding.
"High-performance clustering is one of four areas to which
Ballmer wants to take the battle with Linux. The other three are
Web hosting, server appliances, and application servers. All areas
in which Linux currently excels, and Redmond wants. Badly..."