IBM i Shops Can’t Help But Look At Linux
April 13, 2015 Dan Burger
What’s it going to take to get IBM midrange shops interested in running Linux on their Power Systems boxes? The references to better resiliency, better security, and better virtual machine density, (the capability to run more virtual machines on Power) are all well and good, but that alone won’t get it done. It won’t turn the tide, which is heavily in favor of running Linux on X86.
Working with the ISV community and continuing to build Linux awareness is part of the strategy.
Linux has become a much bigger deal in the enterprise space than is widely recognized by people