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Are the shoulders of Linux groaning under the weight of the world?

Jun 21, 2010, 08:04 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Locutus)

[ Thanks to Locutus for this link. ]

"In short practically the whole world is supported by Linux in much the same way the mythical Atlas supported the earth. Everything you currently use has been influenced by Linux in one form or another. Even microsoft has been found to be using Linux (sorry, I couldn't resist that :) It just goes to show just how stable, fast and important Linux has become in around a decade. If it keeps going at this rate who knows where Linux will be in another decades time.

"That is, if it can keep up the pace. With Linux being able to do so much. With it being stretched, squished, pulled and pushed into so many different applications and uses I am beginning to wonder. Like silly putty being pulled too far and fast is Linux starting to snap? Like stomping on an empty can is it about to be crushed?

"Lets face it, the design of Linux is really, really old. It is after all based on the unix model."

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