[ILUG] Linux at SpecSavers
colin.rooney at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 20:56:42 GMT 2010
2010/1/21 Paul Reilly <astropaul at gmail.com>:
> I got a pleasant surprise when I visited SpecSavers on Grafton street the
> other day. The patient system, with those touch screen displays, is all
> built upon Linux. Redhat Linux to be exact.
> Googling it, I see they moved over 800 stores to Linux in 2007
> It's quite re-assuring that my patient data is not on Windows, considering
> there are currently at least two zero day exploits in the wild which allow
> to own your windows machine.
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their backend is open source too based on Compiere ERP - I know some
of the guys in th Oz company who built a lot of the solution.
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