Linked by snydeq on Fri 17th Dec 2010 22:32 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu InfoWorld's Savio Rodrigues sees 2010 as a watershed year for Ubuntu, one that could herald meaningful enterprise interest in the OS, thanks to a rising tide of developers - and deployment servers - adopting the OS. "As with many recent trends in the IT industry, developers become ambassadors for products they enjoy using and have quickly become an early indicator for enterprise technology usage in the future. In a seemingly perfect storm, Ubuntu is benefiting from strong developer usage, and the fact that developers are increasingly selecting Amazon's EC2 cloud platform bodes well for continued Ubuntu success on EC2," Rodrigues writes, noting that Ubuntu has surpassed Red Hat usage on deployment servers as well. "As that occurs, IT decision makers will need to consider or reconsider Ubuntu for usage within the enterprise. Rest assured that Red Hat won't sit idly by during these discussions."
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RE[7]: Comment by flanque
by _txf_ on Sun 19th Dec 2010 18:44 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by flanque"
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erm... modified linux kernel is STILL a linux kernel. And when they say modified they mean it has things that the mainline linux kernel did not accept. But it still tracks the mainline linux kernel, patches flow easily between them and it operates in much the same way.

Also...Define "Linux Product". Who makes these mystical products, what are their characteristics?

Edited 2010-12-19 18:48 UTC

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