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Linux-Watch: Where, Oh Where Have All the Apache Servers Gone?

Jun 08, 2006, 21:15 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)


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"At first glance, Netcraft's June 2006 Web server survey looks like bad news for Apache. And, since the vast majority of all instances of Apache run on Linux, bad news for Linux in one of its strongholds: Internet servers. A closer look, though, reveals a different story.

"First, the bare, unadorned facts: the number of hostnames on Windows servers grew by 4.5 million. This gave Microsoft a 29.7 percent market share. That's a gain of 4.25 percent for the month. Apache had a decline of 429 thousand hostnames. That was a drop of 3.5 percent..."

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