Another example of Open Source saving the day...

Submitted by Phillip Williams on Tue, 05/23/2006 - 07:09.

FAA manages air traffic with Linux

BY asternstein [at] fcw [dot] com
Published on May 1, 2006

The Federal Aviation Administration has saved $15 million by migrating computers that manage air traffic flow to Linux, according to an announcement issued last week. The upgrade is part of a broader service-oriented architecture initiative that will replace proprietary traffic management systems with applications using Java, Web services, open-source software and Oracle products.

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