"IBM is making good progress on its plans to open source key
technologies from its AIX-Monterey and S/390 operating systems, the
company said this week."
"Irving Wladowsky-Berger, vice president of technology and head
of IBM's Linux initiatives, said he hoped the first pieces of
technology would be made available within the next few months. But
he said IBM must first agree with the Linux community as to which
technologies they would want to incorporate into the open source
"We want to work with the Linux community to help make Linux
better in areas it is not so strong, such as reliability and
scaleability. We will open source limited portions of
AIX-Monterey and S390 to help Linux be better," said Irving
Wladowsky-Berger, vice president of technology at the enterprise
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