SearchEnterpriseLinux: Commentary: New Kernel to Bring Linux to Enterprise Forefront
Dec 10, 2003, 23:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Milberg)
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"The Linux 2.6 kernel. You've heard a lot about it, but what's
actually there? Is this just another release, or is it a
breakthrough that could take Linux to new heights?
"Linux has certainly come of age since the time that people did
not think it was a scalable OS that could really compete with Unix.
For years, people would say Linux was fine for a Web server, but
not for a database server. 'If you really want a reliable, scalable
multi-user OS, you need to buy Unix,' they said. You've heard all
this before, right? Well, you won't have to hear it again. This
release will only break down more doors in the effort to bring
Linux to the forefront..."