InfoWorld: Linux Has a Fight Ahead
Jun 22, 2005, 22:00 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Yager)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Analysts tell us that Unix is setting, Linux is rising, and
Windows will always be the reason microcomputers exist. The market
share Unix loses will get snapped up by Linux such that by the end
of the decade, a third or more of all servers will be running
Linux. My job would be so much easier if I could create five-year
projections with a search-and-replace that changes all instances of
'U' to 'Li.'
"This business about Linux effortlessly coasting to a silver
medal is crap. It's based on the presumption that Linux is running
for that position unopposed; if Linux avoids getting creamed by
Windows, victory is assured..."