[SATLUG] What All Systems has to say about Linux

Geoff geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Thu Jan 17 07:09:43 CST 2008


jaret wrote:
> Geoff wrote:
>> I know I'm asking for it, but ok, Brad... how do you figure that it's
>> inappropriate to refer to the Supercomputing Top 500 list (which has 85%
>> of all Servers in the top 500 running Linux)?
>>   
>
> I'm not Brad but I had a similar double-take. Isn't the list talking
> about SERVERS?  If so, then Brad's right b/c different stats are
> needed to evaluate Linux usage for the DESKTOP.

85% of the top computers in the world run on Linux.

Why?
(think about it)



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