VNUNet: Penguin Cracks Windows Servers
Apr 29, 2003, 16:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Williams)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Colin Walls for this
"The jury is no longer out on Linux. Oracle, Novell and even
Microsoft have acknowledged the Penguin as suitable for the
"Oracle, for instance, has begun actively recommending Linux to
customers over all other operating environments, including the Unix
flavours and Windows. More worrying for Microsoft is Oracle's claim
that its user-developers are moving away from Windows to Linux.
"'Since January Oracle has been recommending all customers
deploy on Linux,' said Mark Jarvis, Oracle chief marketing officer,
speaking in London last week. 'This is a very strategic decision.
The economics of Linux make total sense...'"