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eWeek: Linux's Next Frontier: Database-Intensive Apps

Apr 21, 2005, 16:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Database-intensive applications are the next frontier for Linux, but those applications need to be ported to the open-source operating system, Deborah Williams, the group vice president of financial insights at research firm IDC, told attendees at the Linux on Wall Street conference here on Wednesday.

"When that happens, Linux will become the operating system of choice for many users. But this requires the cooperation of the ISV community, who are still being pushed along this path, she said..."

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