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Linux Journal: Embed a Red Hat

Feb 06, 2000, 01:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Penn)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"For a bright, shining period of time, all was balanced and aligned in the Linux world. SuSE was in Europe, Pacific HiTech was TurboLinux in Asia, Red Hat was sitting pretty in the States, Debian running quietly on the boxes of geeks everywhere, and Caldera--all by itself--bringing Linux closer to the enterprise. "Tastes great on servers!" was the cry. "Just wait 'til you try some on your desktop!"

"But in a matter of months, the above Big Five have been joined by several new congregations of Linux faithful--from Phat to Mandrake to Corel, as well as many others, both here and abroad. And while Linux is still a server's operating system, and a viable alternative to Windows on the desktop (at least for a determined user), the hottest recipe for a Linux feast now includes a heavy dose of embedded systems."

"So, is it any wonder that Red Hat has finally joined the club?"

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