Linked by Rahul on Thu 23rd Oct 2008 14:25 UTC
Linux ServerWatch writes about the slow but sure death of UNIX by the onslaught of Linux and customers moving from older proprietary UNIX systems to commercially supported open source enterprise Linux distributions. "Linux does have one killer feature that is driving the switch: lower cost. Many companies are discovering Linux to be extremely attractive from a cost perspective. Take the experience of Sabre, a travel company that replaced Solaris with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) running on x86 machines, resulting in lowering costs 90 percent (with a three-fold speed gain to boot). These potential cost savings, which include hardware maintenance costs savings, are not to sniffed at."
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Ok time to help those freebsd guys out
by lord-storm on Fri 24th Oct 2008 07:40 UTC
lord-storm
Member since:
2005-07-12

Longest uptime
http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/today/top.avg.html
tgpsubmit.persiankitty.com longest time 1620 Days
Next Server 2003
The first Linux comes in outside the top 10 and there is a total of only 2 linux boxes that are in the top 50.

Bring on the boo's :S

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dvzt Member since:
2008-10-23

I think that very hight uptimes are sign of admins not doing the regular patching in the first place. I still wonder how Windows got there.

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