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Linux Remains a Recession Proof Niche

Apr 08, 2010, 09:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Few people still live in a fantasy bubble where the problems with economy have eluded them. Each conference I attend, and each meeting I sit, there are people talking about the latest cuts, a cousin who just got laid off, an unexpected bill that caused stress, etc.

"So why is it that when I attend Linux meetings, or sit in a conference room surrounded by Linux administrators I feel a geeky air of optimism?

"Instead of fishing around for qualitative answers, I dove right in and began to investigate just what the jobs market looks like for Linux professionals.

"What I found was surprising, even to someone expecting Linux to fair well in tough economic times."

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