August 6, 2003
LinuxWorld: Kernel changes spice up next-gen technologies
Michael S. Mimoso writes "SAN FRANCISCO -- "Faster than a speeding bullet!" That's how IBM's vice president of grid computing strategy, Dan Powers, described advances in Linux technologies. "Many different technologies will be arriving that are changing the landscape for Linux users and businesses," said Powers, who is a speaker at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo this week. At IBM, Powers and his associates examine and make projections about IT changes during coming years and decades. "We look at different technology paths, trying to predict as far out as we can," he said. In this interview, he shares some of his thoughts and predictions about future technologies."