The Navy’s newest warship is powered by Linux

Posted by the_doctor on Oct 19, 2013 5:20 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Sean Gallagher
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When the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) puts to sea later this year, it will be different from any other ship in the Navy's fleet in many ways. The $3.5 billon ship is designed for stealth, survivability, and firepower, and it's packed with advanced technology. And at the heart of its operations is a virtual data center powered by off-the-shelf server hardware, various flavors of Linux, and over 6 million lines of software code.

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For what it's worth.... Ridcully 14 2,254 Oct 22, 2013 2:46 PM

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