wrote to tell us about another big -- no, make that huge
name porting their product to Linux. This time, it's SAS
, porting their SAS data-warehousing and management software to Linux
. In a world filled with FUD and innuendo, it's refreshing to hear SAS research vice president Bob Moran explain the move by saying "[m]any IT managers are attracted to the reliability and ease-of-use of Linux." Given their market, it's almost predictable that the first release is for Red Hat specifically, but this release says they intend to support all major distros.