February 3, 2003
Linux Plays in the Storage Arena
Linux initially gained attention as an OS server for noncrucial applications (primarily Web serving); however, its suitability as an OS for all computing applicationsâfrom handheld devices to data center platformsâis widely debated. Several large-scale projects are exploring Linux's suitability as an enterprise-class platform. A case in point is the Beowulf Project, which is geared toward generating supercomputer performance from commodity computer components running Linux.
Link: Windows & .Net Magazine