OT: Unix or UNIX or unix
Chan Chung Hang Christopher
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Jun 11 14:34:52 UTC 2009
Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>> You are not familiar with banks, are you? What do you think they are
>>> running? Windows gives them something most Linux vendors cannot:
>> /me shudders to think that his entire bank account are on Windows systems.
> No worries, it's not exactly XP Cracked Edition that the banks are
> running. Most is NT or Server, and hardened at that. Microsoft's
> consumer products are garbage, but their commercial offerings are
> rather decent.
Windows Server decent. Please tell that to the London Stock Exchange and
also a few others in Asia and South America.
>> I doubt that banks run everything on Windows. Most likely Solaris or
>> some other UNIX will be at the core. Any bank or stock exchange that
>> converts fully to Windows and trumpets it deserves what they get.
> Ask them. Not the teller, find your way to the IT department.
Heh, I have a former colleague who works for a bank here in Hong Kong.
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