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ZDNet: Mainframe Linux Advocates Explain It All

Apr 15, 2002, 23:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Berlind)

"Aside from getting up to speed on what it means to run Linux on a mainframe, I learned a few other things, thanks to ZDNet's readers who responded to my column on how SuSE is infusing "Blue" blood (as in "Big Blue") into IBM's big iron.

"First and foremost, enough of you responded to thoroughly convince me that Linux on the mainframe isn't just an interesting idea. It's something that the mainframe experts at many companies are not only enthusiastic about, but are seriously considering for all sorts of applications and server consolidation opportunities.

"Beyond that, many of you seized the opportunity to make sure that some of the more granular, salient details of running Linux on IBM's big iron didn't elude me..."

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