> I must have nodded off or something, Because when I woke up according to
> this link http://dhbrown.com/dhbrown/Linux.cfm AIX has not only crawled out
> of the muck from it's niche grave, but it's beating the proverbial out of
> the other closed version's of Unix, Linux and NT 4.0 as a web platform.
>> I wonder if IBM paid the bill for this report?
Who knows really. What isn't clear is this crowd's evaluation methodology,
without which the rather hand-wavey results are entirely meaningless.
What _is_ known is that AIX is a powerful, fast and extremely reliable
version of unix which is unfairly maligned by many and which under the right
circumstances will trash most other versions of unix quite soundly
(including linux). For some interesting figures, have a look at
www.spec.org, in the web* and sfs benchmarks.
It is also (imho) a quite deficient o/s in other respects, particularly due
to the way that it's laid out. But then again, most other versions of unix
have their own areas of total insanity (most notably AUX, where it's
difficult to find anything which would make you stop pulling your hair out).
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