TITLE

Linux livin' large on mainframe

AUTHOR(S)
Songini, Marc
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Network World;04/03/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on IBM's demonstration of its Linux system running on the S/390 and hinting of plans to introduce versions of its software, such as the Websphere Web application server, optimized to run on mainframe-based Linux. Evaluation of the viability of porting some products to run on S/390 Linux; Search for partners to distribute and install Linux on mainframes; IBM as the biggest proponent of Linux.
ACCESSION #
3001699

 

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