How Linux is Testing the Limits of Open Source Development
Oct 22, 2007, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Babcock)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"The community's pushing a breakneck pace to add new kernel
features, while struggling to keep up with bug fixes. Slowing down
doesn't look like much of an option.
"As the latest release of the Linux kernel emerged this month,
it reflected a dizzying number of changes. Kernel 2.6.23, coming
just three months after the last update, incorporated
business-friendly features, including better virtualization support
and an update to the all-important scheduler, as well as the usual
new device drivers and bug fixes..."