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Computerworld: Major players bring Linux to enterprise

“Intel will announce at LinuxWorld in San Jose, on Tuesday it
has tapped VA Research, a Linux hardware and software original
equipment manufacturer in California, to take the lead in
developing a standard Linux operating system kernel for its IA-64
processors. It is expected the kernel will be compliant with Linux
Standards Base (LSB).”

“The LSB is a group of companies that oversees the
standardisation of technologies such as kernels, libraries, and
directory services.”

“Although the Linux OS is highly praised for its stability, even
Linux vendors admit it will take more for the upstart OS to scale
beyond its use as a file-and-print server.”

“It is capable of being a much larger server, but it is missing
the networking management tools,” said Robert Young, CEO of Red Hat
Software.”


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