“Pressed to explain why his company went with Microsoft over Apple, a Delta spokesman said it boiled down to choosing a device that could be easily integrated into Deltaâ€™s existing information technology structure, which runs on Microsoft Windows.”
See Why Delta ordered 11,000 tablets from Microsoft, not Apple
” Tens of thousands of Delta passengers around the world were grounded indefinitely Monday after a power outage caused a system-wide computer failure.
Check-in systems, airport screens and even the airline’s website and smartphone apps are affected by the problem, which began at 2:48 a.m. ET.
The Atlanta-based airline suspended departures until the problem can be fixed, while airport agents wrote out boarding passes by hand. “
See Delta Computer System Failure Grounds Flights WorldwideI’m not saying these two situations are linked but, like Trump, I can suggest it…
Come on, Delta. If what you’ve been doing doesn’t work, stop beating your head against the wall. Switch to GNU/Linux like the stock-exchanges. They wanted stock-trades to take flight smoothly and reliably. GNU/Linux helps them do that. I wanted PCs to run reliably in schools. GNU/Linux helped that happen. PCs in my home have been running pretty well since we went completely GNU/Linux several years ago. This year we plan to get rid of Intel too for complete independence from Wintel. Try it. Make Delta great again by migrating to GNU/Linux. You and your passengers will like it.