TITLE

How Linux has influenced modern-day IT

AUTHOR(S)
Saran, Cliff
PUB. DATE
October 2016
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;10/25/2016, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the open source operating system (OS) Linux has evolved and influenced modern-day information technology (IT). It offers the history of Linux developed by 21-year-old Finnish student Linus Torvalds as an alternative to proprietary Unix and the evolution of the OS into a robust enterprise operating system. It also notes the role of Linux in providing IT architecture with a level of maintainability available in a mainframe system.
ACCESSION #
119070291

 

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