Daily Archives: August 5, 2013

Cost, Alone, Is Sufficent Reason To Choose GNU/Linux For Your Operating System

Libby Clark of the Linux Foundation has published an analysis of the ascent of GNU/Linux in HPC (High Performance Computing). In the face of competition from UNIX operating systems and M$’s stuff, GNU/Linux rules 90% of units and petaflops… “The … Continue reading

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Tablets Slow For Apple And Explode For Most Other OEMs

IDC has released its figures for shipments of tablet PCs in Q2 of 2013. There are huge rates of growth in unit-shipments for Android/Linux suppliers but the big story is that Apple’s market share of units is down dramatically Vendor … Continue reading

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Hosting Providers And Their OS

Netcraft has provided it’s latest Hosting Providers sites ordered by failures. That other OS is going down the drain. They are not in the top 10. They don’t show up until 13th spot. The next is 26th. I did a … Continue reading

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The World and Free/Libre Open Source Software

I came upon a post by Ashwin Dixit, Ownlifeful: India and Open-Source Software. It’s a brief but reasonable list of advantages for India, or any other country to adopt GNU/Linux widely. While I think Dixit has it mostly right, the … Continue reading

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