Why Linux Servers Beat Windows Servers

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Sep 9, 2010

According to this report on PC World, Linux is eminently better suited to server use than Windows is--better than most any other competitor. Author Katherine Noyes backs this up with five reasons why Linux open source servers are better than Windows-based servers.

Linux is better suited to server use than Windows. This article lists five reasons why.

"Hardware: Whereas Windows typically requires frequent hardware upgrades to accommodate its ever-increasing resource demands, Linux is slim, trim, flexible and scalable, and it performs admirably on just about any computer, regardless of processor or machine architecture.

"Linux can also be easily reconfigured to include only the services needed for your business's purposes, thus further reducing memory requirements, improving performance and keeping things even simpler."

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