Seattle Times: Open Source Rearranging the Landscape
May 27, 2003, 17:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Andrews)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Matt for
this link. ]
"History may yet judge the real catalyst of the new economy to
be not the Internet, as is widely assumed, but rather the gathering
force of Linux and open-source software.
"It can be argued that open source is changing the competitive
landscape of computing more than the Internet, which largely
consolidated Microsoft's hegemony once the Redmond company got Web
"Dire warnings of Microsoft dominance over the Internet have not
come true. But the leading operating system, browser and
productivity software used with the Internet still carry the
"Things are changing, though..."
Find out more about Sun's and Oracle's open source
initiatives at next week's Enterprise
Linux Forum in Santa Clara, California.