"According to a recent study, the most stable Web server
platform--by a wide margin--is a combination of Solaris and either
Apache Group's Apache or Netscape Communications' Netscape Web
"Web metrics company Netcraft used statistics from last month to
rank Web sites according to how much time has passed since their
last server reboot (planned or unplanned)."
"Among the 50 sites with the longest respites from reboots,
consecutive uptime figures ranged from a maximum of 28 months to
about 10 months. Thirty-two of the sites ranked in the top 50
run their Web servers on Solaris... Linux ranked second, serving as
the operating system at seven of the top 50 sites. Four sites use
BSD operating systems, three use Irix, and two use Windows.
(Netcraft was unable to identify the systems in use at two top 50
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