Linked by David Adams on Wed 24th Sep 2008 22:44 UTC, submitted by snydeq
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin has said it is time for Solaris to simply move out of the way and yield the future to Linux. 'The future is Linux and Microsoft Windows. It is not Unix or Solaris,' he claims, contending that Sun's strength in long-lifecycle apps is giving way to Linux, as evidenced by the rise of Web apps, where Linux holds a decided advantage, Zemlin claims. With capabilities such as ZFS and DTrace, Sun is trying to compete based on minor features, he says. 'That's literally like noticing the view from a third-story building as it burns to the ground.'
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bert64
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2007-04-23

Where do they find these people. Last time I checked OS X had a much larger market share than Linux so how is UNIX irrelevant? I also use BSD which i switched to after a lot of frustration running Linux.

Don't get me wrong, I have helped a few people switch to Linux which I prefer to Windows, but for my own uses it is just not what I want. People like this are not helping the Linux cause at all.


OSX has a desktop market share, but their server share is trivially small while linux is quite considerable... I would say Solaris has considerably higher server share than OSX too...

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