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Will Ubuntu make to Mainframes?

Sep 19, 2011, 18:02 (9 Talkback[s])

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"A recent development between IBM and Canonical, predicts that soon IBM’s p mini-computers and blades; System Z mainframes will be certified for use with Ubuntu. It is most likely that minicomputers should be running on Ubuntu in the next month or so, while mainframes could well receive full support by end of the month.

"In the past couple of years, Canonical, the commercial front of Ubuntu has been steadily building products for online technologies and has debuted its Ubuntu Server as well as Ubuntu One, as a cloud OS. And tying up with the best in the industry for hardware, IBM’s System p Power Hardware series and the much talked about System z mainframes will increase Ubuntu’s reach. RedHat and Suse have traditionally dominated servers/cloud computing for enterprises for a long time now. In fact, IBM has had Linux-platform support for close to eleven years now."

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