ZDNet: de Raadt, The Suits, and The Rebellion
Mar 17, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"I stumbled into a fascinating question the other day while
looking at an identity management implementation requiring near
total reliability and enormous resilience against external network
attack; but not a lot of capacity. Here's the background.
"The software selected is all open source, so it can run on just
about anything and the 'platform' choices, so far at least, seem to
have come down to two:
- "Solaris 10 on SPARC III, probably in a Sun 280; and,
- "openBSD on PPC, probably in an X-serve with dual G5s..."