Is Linux losing its way?

Posted by jenwren1010 on Oct 27, 2007 12:52 PM EDT
DaniWeb; By Davey Winder
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Is Linux really in as much trouble as some people are saying, following the negative US server shipments growth reported by IDC?

Observers should bear in mind that trying to double-guess OS trends based upon numbers of servers being shipped is notoriously dangerous territory. More so when we are talking Linux servers because of the number of recycled server deployments that exist in the enterprise space. All we can say for sure is that, in the US at least, Windows Server shipments exceeded the number of X86 server shipments during 2006. Draw whatever conclusions you will from that…

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Linux is dead, Jim tuxchick 0 1,044 Oct 27, 2007 2:15 PM

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