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IBM and Canonical work together in financial services

Post by JoeFootball » Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:52 am

Just because IBM owns Red Hat doesn't mean it's not working with other Linux powers such as Ubuntu Linux.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibm-and-c ... -services/

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Re: IBM and Canonical work together in financial services

Post by Hoser Rob » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:09 am

There's a programmer living around here who worked for IBM for over 5 years and pretty much all he did involved Linux. They've been at it for years.

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Re: IBM and Canonical work together in financial services

Post by JoeFootball » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:31 am

Hoser Rob wrote: They've been at it for years.
Agreed. I think they had it on mainframes since the late 90s. And I remember that Linux "prodigy" ad they ran on TV in the early 2000s. :)

EDIT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7ozaFbqg00

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Re: IBM and Canonical work together in financial services

Post by Portreve » Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:43 pm

Remember, all the major tech corps have had UNIX-like OSs, starting with AT&T, HP with their HP-UX, and so forth. None of these companies at this point need to be "sold on" the idea of being a part of a libre-licensed, POSIX-compliant UNIX-like OS. The thing is, they have interests in running it on "big iron" and so, from the street corner, you'd never know it.
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Re: IBM and Canonical work together in financial services

Post by Hoser Rob » Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:29 am

Portreve wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:43 pm
Remember, all the major tech corps have had UNIX-like OSs, starting with AT&T, HP with their HP-UX, and so forth. None of these companies at this point need to be "sold on" the idea of being a part of a libre-licensed, POSIX-compliant UNIX-like OS. The thing is, they have interests in running it on "big iron" and so, from the street corner, you'd never know it.
IBM didn't use Unix/Linux for a long time. I knew a couple of guys in the mid 80s who were selling Unix turnkey POS systems for about $30K all in. They were competing with IBM reps selling System 30 setups that cost about a quarter million $ all in.

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Re: IBM and Canonical work together in financial services

Post by Portreve » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:40 am

Hoser Rob wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:29 am
Portreve wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:43 pm
Remember, all the major tech corps have had UNIX-like OSs, starting with AT&T, HP with their HP-UX, and so forth. None of these companies at this point need to be "sold on" the idea of being a part of a libre-licensed, POSIX-compliant UNIX-like OS. The thing is, they have interests in running it on "big iron" and so, from the street corner, you'd never know it.
IBM didn't use Unix/Linux for a long time. I knew a couple of guys in the mid 80s who were selling Unix turnkey POS systems for about $30K all in. They were competing with IBM reps selling System 30 setups that cost about a quarter million $ all in.
Indeed. I don't claim any privileged insight into IBM's OS history.
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