Linked by David Adams on Wed 16th Apr 2008 15:35 UTC, submitted by R_T_F_M
OSNews, Generic OSes Yankee Group's second annual Server Operating System Reliability survey polled 700 users from 27 countries worldwide. The latest independent, non-sponsored Web-based survey revealed that all versions of UNIX -- which typically carry very high workloads -- are near bulletproof, achieving 99.999% reliability. IBM's AIX UNIX led all server operating systems for reliability with just over 30 minutes of per server annual downtime but Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems also got high scores.
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What an achievement
by tomd on Wed 16th Apr 2008 15:57 UTC
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Indeed, what an achievement for IBM. AIX, 0.60 hours of downtime per year, is almost as good as Mandriva (and Turbolinux), 0.38 hours of downtime per year ;)


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