What is difference between linux and zLinux?

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What is difference between linux and zLinux?

Postby Shahid » Sat Oct 12, 2013 2:21 am

Hi,

Could some one please explain what is/are differences between a Linux (e.g. redhat enterprise linux) and zLinux? Does any java application which run on linux will run on zLinux?



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Re: What is difference between linux and zLinux?

Postby Robert Sample » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:11 am

Linux on system z is pretty much standard Linux and programs that run under Linux will typically run under Linux on system z. Red Hat and SUSE have Linux on system z support, but other distributions are also available. Java applications should run the same.




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Re: What is difference between linux and zLinux?

Postby Shahid » Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:24 pm

Thanks Robert.




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