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SUSE Linux does data big

By: linuxscribe

June 12, 2013 9:51 am

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SUSE Linux might not make headlines as often as Red Hat or Ubuntu but its proponents have worked in the background to secure some of the best and biggest big data accounts in the world. If someone had asked me a few days ago to name the operating systems or distributions most likely to succeed in data centers as big data platforms, SUSE might not have been on the list. I would have been wrong not to include it in that list. And to think that SUSE was once one of my chosen favorite distros in the late 1990s. Back then, it was a German distro that was little known in The States…

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(ZDNet, Ken Hess)