The Grill: Software guru Grady Booch is hot on Linux, Second Life and busting

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| [Open-source] projects that have really gotten traction represent a
| codification of things that are commodities. The OS wars are largely over.
| Let’s decide on a common platform. Therefore, Linux makes sense.

Egenera Breaks Blade Software Free from Hardware

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| The company is also diversifying in terms of platforms. Way back when in 2003
| and 2004, all of the company's sales were for Linux blades, which was good
| since vendors were trying to get rid of expensive Unix systems and were
| moving to Linux.