Daily Archives: December 10, 2011

Reducing Vendor Lockin and Increasing Value for Money – Primary Motivations to Use FLOSS

The government of the UK has just released a report into the real cost of ownership of FLOSS. Glyn Moody has some comments on it. Here are mine. Vendor lockin and value for money are the two most often stated … Continue reading

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Prediction: M$’s Share of Web Servers Will Reach Zero

Just look at the data in Netcraft’s Web Server Survey of the top million active sites: Year/December Share (%) fit 2008 19.60 19.424 2009 17.64 17.927 2010 16.47 16.430 2011 15.00 14.933 2021 0 A least-squares fit to the data … Continue reading

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