Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 31st Dec 2003 18:41 UTC
Gifts, Contests, Easter Eggs Here is a short list of the things I totally loved this year. Use the comment section to tell us about your favorites too!
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re: David Adams
by RJDohnert on Wed 31st Dec 2003 21:46 UTC

<< Yeah, but notice for Time, it is call Man Of the Year, not Best Man of the Year. A title of Man of the Year, clearly is a designation for the most influential person of the year, good or bad. However, in Eugina's list, it was clearly labelled "Best Server OS".

Besides that, the impact Windows 2003 had was almost nill. Not many people bother to upgrade to it or purchase it. It was just a slightly better version of Windows 2000.

If the category was truly for the most influential/biggest story Server OS of the year, the honor clearly would have gone to Linux. It was everywhere in the news: from lawsuits, to companies adopting it, to pricing changes, to increased enterprise backing, to technical improvements, it was clearly the most talked about server OS of 2003. >>

Nothing much has happened with Linux, kernel 2.6 while released has not been deployed much. I agree with OSNews. Windows Server 2003 was a major upgrade and really blew Linux away, I have been a Linux/UNIX user since the days of NeXTStep and am currently a GNU Darwin developer and I am very impressed with Windows Server 2003 in terms of reliability, security, and capability even the pricing for Enterprise is not bad.