"With a smaller IT staff and a flat IT budget because of
corporate cutbacks, Reading, Pa.-based Boscov's Department Store
wanted to more efficiently deploy Linux virtual servers on its
underutilized IBM zSeries mainframe.
"After first trying to set up the virtual servers himself,
programmer Rob Schwartz found that installing a copy of SuSE Linux
on each virtual server on the mainframe wasted large amounts of
memory and disk space. He figured that using read-only file sharing
would solve the resource problems, but setting up such a system was
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