May 21, 2001

Linux looks good on server

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet eWEEK: "he Linux revolution is turning into an evolution, with its prospects on
the server and client splitting into two distinct paths of unequal

The disparity in the successes of Linux came to the fore last week when
new TPC-H benchmarks showed that IBM's upcoming DB2 7.2
database running on Linux 2.4.3 outperformed Microsoft Corp.'s SQL
Server 2000 running on Windows 2000 in the 100GB database

But Linux on the client is not faring nearly as well."


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