SearchEnterpriseLinux: Enterprise Linux Management: It's Tool Time
Sep 29, 2003, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
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"What will be the most important enterprise Linux
technology development in the next six months?
"Pete Marshall: The new Linux 2.6 kernel brings Linux maturity
to the server level. The Linux 2.6 kernel provides significant
enhancements that provide added scalability and options for IT
managers to deploy Linux more easily in industrial-strength,
multi-processor systems. As such, organizations will continue to
migrate Linux to 64-bit systems to support enterprise tasks.
"IT managers now have an added comfort level in migrating Linux
to multi-processor environments and assume some of the heavy
lifting in transactional processing. Multi-processor support for
Linux eases an IT manager's ability to use Linux in core enterprise
applications. Linux, for example, can be especially suited for
real-time transactions such as commodities trading, order
fulfillment, and CRM applications..."