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 Linux Is Sometimes a Pleasant Surprise

Linux Planet tells us about online sporting goods retailer Anaconda Sports and Linux.

"Sometimes, companies end up gaining advantages from Linux even though Linux wasn't mainly what they had in mind. That's what happened when online sporting goods retailer Anaconda Sports replaced its outgrown e-comm server with an IBM Websphere architecture combining Linux and Windows 2000 components. "We weren't exactly shouting, 'We must have Linux!' But our DB2 server running Linux has worked out great," said Rob Meyer, Anaconda's director of Internet services. "

 (Submitted by Noel Mon Oct 27, 2003 )


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