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"Save a Penguin, Unplug a Linux Server" May Win Most-Flamable E-Mail Award

May 03, 2007, 20:15 (3 Talkback[s])

"I just got an [e-mail from] Sun which is probably the largest violation of L. Ron Hubbard's Survey tech that I've ever seen. It was an e-mail with the title of, 'Save a Penguin--Unplug a Linux Server Today.' The e-mail was fairly good-natured, with a headline paragraph stating,

"Linux x86-based servers have enjoyed success in the Web tier by delivering UNIX capabilities in a low-cost, open-source platform. However, power-hungry commodity Linux servers are driving up costs as companies continue to build-out Web tier infrastructures horizontally. Yesterday's cost-cutting solutions, inexpensive servers, are today's resource wasters. High-growth Linux Web infrastructures are inefficient, costly, and difficult to manage..."

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