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The Register: Linux to surpass Unix 'within five years' - Caldera

Aug 22, 2001, 11:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)
"The next 'Borealis' release of UnixWare gets only comparative tweaks. The recently released version features the 'Linux Kernel Personality', which is SCO's better Linux than Linux project we covered a year ago. Caldera showed slides in which Linux applications on UnixWare bested standalone 'native' Linux configurations, which our friends at Linux Journal labs have corroborated. Thanks to very fine grained multi-threading and the Veritas file system, UnixWare offers up to four times the performance of native Linux boxes.

"In two to five years Linux will surpass where Unix is now," reckon Caldera.

Having acquired the Unix-on-Intel franchise, then, Caldera has bravely declared the franchise obsolete. The task its set itself is persuading its customers that they'll be obsoleted more gracefully by remaining inside the tent than out."

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