“Two years ago, I encountered my first production Linux server.
My employer never planned to have a Linux box-it just happened. One
of the engineers needed a Unix workstation to run simulations. As
the company grew from six people to 25, his workstation became the
” Linux has lots of problems. But Linux has fewer problems than
some of the competition, and it runs like a tank. The low price
sure doesn’t hurt, but it’s the reliability of Linux that causes it
to spread like crazy once it gets in the door.”