June 4, 2003
Linux and mainframes, part 1: Odd couple or perfect match?
Michael S. Mimoso writes "At first glance, Linux and the IBM mainframe are an odd couple. The teenage operating system and senior citizen computer are worlds apart in their origins and pricing philosophies, among other things. Yet they do make a good team, according to Maria Eisenhaendler and Ingolf Salm, co-authors of the new Prentice Hall book Linux on the Mainframe."