[Beowulf] Oh.. IBM eats Red Hat
Peter St. John
peter.st.john at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 07:56:29 PDT 2018
I know that several years ago, more than a decade, IBM was selling a
solution of running some thousand instances of Red Hat on a 390. I don't
know how that competed with racks of commodity etc but I can imagine there
were advantages in the backbone. Anyway they were selling it way back,
which at the time I thought was progressive. But I'm just an application
On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 10:52 AM INKozin via Beowulf <beowulf at beowulf.org>
> exactly my thoughts (even though i have not worked there, talking to its
> employees was enough).
> it's attitude towards open source is not exactly promising.
> the recent github deal comes to mind but at least MS is declaring to be
> more open towards open source.
> and at least there is an alternative in that case - gitlab.
> what would be an alternative to RH? certainly not a single one.
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2018 at 07:43, Tony Brian Albers <tba at kb.dk> wrote:
>> I wonder where that places us in the not too distant future..
>> I've worked for Big Blue, and I'm not sure the company cultures are
>> compatible to say the least.
>> Tony Albers
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