Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Nov 2009 16:13 UTC
Windows Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference is currently under way, and as usual, the technical fellows at Microsoft gave speeches about the deep architecture of Windows - in this case, Windows 7 of course. As it turns out, quite some seriously impressive changes have been made to the very core of Windows - all without breaking a single application. Thanks to BetaNews for summarising this technical talk so well.
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hussam
Member since:
2006-08-17

An extreme and real example of how linux kernel is much more superior than the windows kernel, and how it does not matter a tad whether you have a badly designed kernel, provided that you have a more user friendly and compatible interface.


Yes, very true. Windows just feels right when it comes to a friendly desktop environment. Under Linux, gnome and KDE will always remain work in progress. This is sad because Linux kernel IS indeed superior to the windows kernel. It just isn't designed for a desktop computer mainly because kernel developers don't care about desktop users.

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tomcat Member since:
2006-01-06

This is sad because Linux kernel IS indeed superior to the windows kernel.


How, exactly, is the Linux kernel superior to the Windows kernel?

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sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

How, exactly, is the Linux kernel superior to the Windows kernel?

While I would not be inclined to make any sweeping statement such as "X is superior to Y", a willingness to open up the code to the wider world seems a good long term investment. Despite any ups and downs, my investment of confidence, professionally, has performed well over the years. I see no reason to abandon it. I would provisionally call that superior.

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kragil Member since:
2006-01-04

An open system can be better adapted to your needs.

Just look what the HPC guys are using.

New Top500
http://www.top500.org/stats/list/34/osfam

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