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London Stock Exchange platform acquisition ignites open source war of words

Sep 18, 2009, 15:06 (4 Talkback[s])

"The core MillenniumIT product, Millennium Exchange, runs on Linux and Unix environments with an Oracle database, rather than within a Microsoft architecture.

"Last year the London Stock Exchange experienced a seven hour outage owing to a network software problem. Details of what went wrong remain unclear but Computerworld UK readers questioned the Microsoft software in place at the exchange."

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