September 5, 2007
Linux and Open Source: How It Affects Small Organizations
Linux and other open source applications are finding increasing acceptance in the global marketplace in small and large companies alike. Statistics on the growth of a few open source programsÃ¢â¬âlike Apache, a web server; Linux, an operating system; FreeBSD, an operating system; and PostgreSQL, a database serverÃ¢â¬âshow this to be true. In this article, weÃ¢â¬â¢ll consider why open source is growing so fast, and what it means to you, the leader of a small company.