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GNU/Linux *Does* Scale – and How

Jun 01, 2010, 18:31 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

"Now we have the latest figures, and they're pretty stunning. Windows is *still* on just 1% of the top 500 systems; Unix is still on 4%; but GNU/Linux has now soared to 91%. Even I doubted there was much room for improvement here, so this further gain in market share is a truly stellar result.

"Microsoft's dismal showing is also pretty extraordinary when you consider the resources that it has poured into this sector with its Windows Server HPC 2008 platform (great name, BTW, people...). You can judge the desperation of the team by the case study they offer on the site – one going back to 2008:"

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