“The open sourceLinux operating system operating system is
making steady inroads into the world’s application servers, where
it’s supplanting Unix and Windows as the environment of choice.
That’s received wisdom, but what’s the reality?
“A study by research group Peerstone at the end of 2004 showed
that while two-thirds of ERP (enterprise resource planning) users
were running their software on Unix platforms, that operating
system (OS)–and Windows too–is slowly losing ground to Linux