What are the key challenges facing Linux and open source systems?


What are the key challenges facing Linux and open source systems?

In our latest podcast, Cliff Saran interviews Alan Cox who used to maintain the Linux kernel and now works at Red Hat about the main challenges facing open source and Linux.

Cox also discusses what is happening with Linux and open source systems in terms of technical breakthroughs like KVM, a virtualisation device driver.

He also covers some of the key challenges facing Linux as it becomes more pervasive.

You can hear ComputerWeekly.com's latest podcast and the interview with Alan Cox in full by following the hyperlink.

To read more about open source, see Cliff Saran's new blog, the IT FUD blog.

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This was first published in May 2007


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