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Three Reasons Why GNU/Linux is Better for Web Servers than OS X

Jul 02, 2008, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Johannes Truschnigg)

"Apple's OS X, which has been an official certified Unix system for some time now, is often installed onto Internet-exposed or intranet-only Web servers for serving up dynamic content. I've worked with such configurations for a couple of years, and with GNU/Linux alternatives for even longer. There are at least three reasons why GNU/Linux systems do the job better.

"Web servers are key corporate assets, and systems administrators are supposed to keep them humming along, but that's not always easy. Security is always an issue for sites, as shown by daily vulnerability reports and security advisories..."

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