July 15, 2008
Meet the People Who Have Trillions Riding on Linux this Fall
If you work around Linux regularly, in some ways the latest amazing news isÃ¢â¬Â¦ not that amazing. The New York Stock Exchange, where the worldÃ¢â¬â¢s largest public companies trade their stocks, is now running on Linux. (Microsoft is not listed on the NYSE; they trade on the NASDAQ. Now *that* would have been a fun headlineÃ¢â¬Â¦) In addition the Chicago Mercantile Exchange also runs on Linux. While perhaps not as famous as the NYSE, the CME is one of the largest exchanges in the world. Even the Tokyo Stock Exchange is running on Linux.