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March 15, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Linux servers keep growing, Windows & Unix keep shrinking

Linux servers keep growing, Windows & Unix keep shrinking

In 2011, we saw, according to IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, factory revenue in the worldwide server market grew for Linux while it shrank for Windows and Unix. What I find especially interesting about this is that IDC doesn’t … Continue reading

November 14, 2011
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Where Linux crushes Windows like a bug: Supercomputers

Where Linux crushes Windows like a bug: Supercomputers

The faster a computer goes, the more likely is to have Linux at its heart. The most recent Top500 list of supercomputers shows that, if anything, Linux is becoming even more popular at computing’s high end. In the latest Top500 … Continue reading