Why Ubuntu server installations will surge in 2010
Feb 04, 2010, 07:33 (5 Talkback[s])
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"This insider tip comes from Ryan Troy, co-author of
Ubuntu Unleashed from Sams. Troy started with Ubuntu in October
2004, and started up the Ubuntu Forums Web site for the community.
As a computer consultant, he regularly sees Ubuntu at customer
"While desktop Ubuntu shines as the leader among Linux
distributions, with analysts estimating their share up to 95
percent of the Linux desktop market, Ubuntu's server version lags.
Expect huge advances in Ubuntu server installations during 2010 as
a result of Ubuntu improvements, customer concern as SunOS comes
under Oracle control, and restlessness among the Red Hat user base.
Unlike Ubuntu server clients, Red Hat server clients must pay
license fees, necessary because many applications remain Red Hat