“Several features enable Linux to offer comparable performance
to systems running Microsoft’s most recent version of Windows NT,
according to independent benchmark tests.
You may have read or heard something about an operating system
called Linux. If you haven’t, you may soon start to notice people
talking more and more about it. And you may also hear the words
“Microsoft killer” sometimes uttered in the same sentence.
What these people, and really the whole computer industry, are
talking about is simply one of the most interesting phenomena to
develop since the emergence of Netscape from nowhere a few years