Olympics powered by Linux

Linux - the open source OS, has reserved its place in history by participating in the Olympic Games being held in Athens. Daniel Thomas writes about how the Penguin is helping BBC deliver faster Olympics results.

Here's an extract: "The BBC will receive results from the Athens Organising Committee in an XML format and use SQL databases and HP ProLiant servers to store the information. Red Hat 8 Linux desktop applications will be used on Apple eMac computers to produce moving '3D' graphics, reducing the need for manual data input and graphics production.
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