SearchEnterpriseLinux: LinuxWorld Notebook: Users Can Wait on 2.6
Jan 23, 2004, 18:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
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"If you think enterprises are in a rush for the 2.6 version of
the Linux kernel, think again.
"'It's only at 2.6.1 right now. I think most companies would
wait another year or two,' said Joe Cooper, senior network engineer
for the Bank of New York and an attendee of LinuxWorld Conference
& Expo, on Wednesday. 'We want to see the problems other people
run into. It's going to change so much.'
"Few enterprises would build a Linux platform from scratch.
They're more likely to wait for enterprise versions from Linux
distributors like Red Hat Inc. and SuSE Linux AG, and for support
for applications from Oracle Corp., SAP AG and others..."