"A Linux kernel developer, in fact, the same guy who devised the preempt patch, has found a
way to make the Linux kernel much more scalable, thus more attractive for enterprise level
applications. One of the drawbacks to running Linux used to be its near linear overhead
running many tasks, or tasks that spawned a lot of threads. These problems appear solved
now..." More at The Inquirer.net.
August 23, 2002
Linux will scale up