Linked by David Adams on Thu 3rd Mar 2011 20:23 UTC, submitted by Amy Bennett
Hardware, Embedded Systems IDC's newest survey of server vendors shows boxes running every kind of operating system -- except Unix -- sold more during the last three months of 2010. Sales of Linux servers rose 29 percent; Windows rose 16.8 percent, but most surprisingly, sales of mainframes shot up 69 percent " the highest growth rate IDC ever found on mainframes.
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by lemur2 on Fri 4th Mar 2011 12:15 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: OSX UNIX"
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But of course that has nothing to do whether OS X is a server operating system, it can well-handle the tasks that would be delegated to a server. It even had some rack-hardware produced by Apple, for a time.


However, Mac OSX is only a minority bit player in the OS market, and for this reason (in the popular sense) Mac OSX is not considered one of the mainstream server OSes.

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