internetnews.com: FreeBSD, Stealth-Growth Open Source Project
Jun 14, 2004, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Given the rapid growth of Linux in the technology industry, it
might be easy to overlook other open source Unix variants.
"But recent numbers from research outfit Netcraft show that past
is prologue. FreeBSD, that other Unix variant, has dramatically
increased its market penetration over the last year.
"Call it the stealth-growth open source project. According to
Netcraft, over one million new domains were hosted on FreeBSD over
the last year, bringing the total number in its survey of companies
using the Unix-variant OS to over 2.5 million..."