Netcraft Results for November Released: 'Her Majesty Rocks no more'
Dec 02, 2001, 09:45 (27 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
If you check out: http://www.netcraft.com/survey/ You'll see the
unfortunate news that:
>Her Majesty Rocks no more
>Two years ago the Queen of England became an unlikely icon for the Linux
>revolution when her webmaster replaced Solaris as the platform for the Royal
>Family's site, citing the better price/performance of the Dell/Linux platform
>over the previous incumbent, Sun/Solaris. The open source community celebrated
>and speculated on when the Apache web server might receive the "By Royal
>Appointment" moniker. This week the site has changed platforms again, this time
However, it seems related to the fact that old 'block-owner' was:
CCTA, The Government Centre for Information Systems
that is all Linux and the new block-owner is:
UUNET UK (Formerly PIPEX)
that is mixed Linux-NT4-W2K.
It seems that the content providers wanted the switch, but I
wonder what Linux/Apache+modules couldn't do that the other
platform can do?