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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Porting Applications from Solaris to Linux, Part 4

Oct 22, 2004, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Milberg)

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"The odds are that anyone porting applications from Solaris to Linux has better Solaris skills than Linux know-how. That was fine for your other life, but now you'll need to become a Linux expert. Even if you're not doing a Unix-to-Linux server migration or porting applications from Solaris or other Unix flavor to Linux today, you might as well read the writing on the wall and get up to speed on Linux. Any Unix administrators, programmers and support staff who get formal training in Linux now will be valued employees tomorrow. After all, if you came from an HP-UX environment, and all of a sudden were tasked to support AIX, would you not get some formal training? Sure you would..."

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