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The Register: SAS ports its software to Linux

Mar 17, 2000, 08:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Graham Lea)

"SAS will port its data warehousing and decision support packages to Linux by the end of this year. They will be available first with the Red Hat distribution, followed by at least Caldera, SuSE, TurboLinux and Corel...."

"This is just one more significant endorsement for Linux, and tends to neutralise the unsupported and rather shrill claims by Microsoft as to the success of Windows 2000. The arguments about the lack of industrial-strength software available for Linux no longer hold water. IBM's DB2 and the Corel WordPerfect Suite make very good starters, and there are daily new announcements of other important packages being ported."

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