---

Computer Shopper: Picking the Right Operating System

Thanks to D. Cooper
Stevenson
for this link.

“You’ve seen the advertisements and read the articles, and now
you’re considering a new operating system that promises to be a
panacea for all your computing needs. Faster performance, the
ability to run more powerful applications, fewer system
crashes–all this and more is just an operating-system installation
away.”

Here’s a review of several operating systems, with a whole
section devoted to Linux. (See the sidebar for the link).

“What About Linux?”

“interest in Linux continues to grow in the corporate world, and
companies such as Intel Corp. and Oracle Corp. are taking an active
interest in supporting it. Small businesses considering a
Unix-based solution or Windows NT to handle a fast-growing business
will find Linux worth a closer look.”


Complete Story