IBM is aiming its application server at the mushrooming Linux market and Sybase says it is making the open source OS a priority. But the enterprise resource planning industry is split, with some companies porting their products to Linux, while others question whether Torvalds's creation is really ready for prime time.
Is Linux ready for prime time?
news analysis While SAP and Oracle are rushing to support Linux, their business software-making rivals say the operating system is unproven and not yet ready to run mission-critical applications.
Sybase says Linux now a priority
Sun, IBM aim app servers at hot markets
Linux future includes handhelds too
Linux leaders downplay splintering
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Sun gives away major chip
Portals for Linux open up