[News] GNU/Linux Gaining at Windows' Expense Even Where It's Scarce (Taiwan)

[News] GNU/Linux Gaining at Windows' Expense Even Where It's Scarce (Taiwan)

Post by Roy Schest » Tue, 18 Aug 2009 23:25:32

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Linux to Command 12.5% Share of Taiwan`s Server Market by End of 2009

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| Noteworthy is that Window`s penetration rate in Taiwan`s server market for
| this year is down from last year`s 81.52% and 2005`s 84.58%, while that of
| Linux moves upward from 2005`s 7.75%. Last year, 44% and 34% of Taiwan`s
| public research labs and schools, respectively, preferred Linux as the two
| most acceptable segments, according to DGBAS.



Ballmer Still Searching for an Answer to Google

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| "Forty percent of servers run Windows, 60 percent run Linux," he said. "How
| are we doing? Forty is less than 60, so I don't like it. ... We have some
| work to do."

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| Long seen as a thorn in Microsoft's side, Linux is an operating system
| that is based on the ideas of freedom and collaboration. It opens up its
| code so programmers can add or change applications to suit their needs. By
| doing so, open source offers a level of customization that proprietary
| software like Windows, which keeps its code locked up, never had.


Sorry about the volume that's bound to come on a Saturday. I'll set the
mental threshold higher to keep the number of posts decent.

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