Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 22nd Feb 2006 05:26 UTC
Windows Windows narrowly bumped Unix in 2005 to claim the top spot in server sales for the first time, according to a new report from IDC. Computer makers sold $17.7 billion worth of Windows servers worldwide in 2005 compared with $17.5 billion in Unix servers, IDC analyst Matthew Eastwood said of the firm's latest Server Tracker market share report.
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Of course
by siki_miki on Wed 22nd Feb 2006 10:15 UTC
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2006-01-17

If you could get windows servers for free, they wouldn't be able to sell so much for them. Same thing happens to Unix: free (open) Linux and recently Solaris. Buying (server) operating systewm is no longer really needed, expect in some special and very narrow areas, or if you really want to do .NET (even this is of recently challenged by Mono).

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