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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 19 November 2008 00:38 : \____
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Kelsey Bjarnason belched out
> this bit o' wisdom:
>> On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 11:59:44 -0800, nessuno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> Five years ago, the GNU/Linux family ran 36.80% of the top 500
>>> supercomputers; worse, Windows ran on precisely one supercomputer.
>>> Obviously, this was somewhat embarrassing for the company, which has
>>> poured huge sums into beefing up its Windows HPC operating system for
>>> use on supercomputers. And all that money has produced some stunning
>>> results. Compared to five years ago, Windows has increased its share of
>>> the top 500 supercomputing site by a staggering 400% - that's right,
>>> it's gone from one machine, to five - 1%. Meanwhile, GNU/Linux has grown
>>> less impressively: it's only increased its share of the market by 51% in
>>> absolute terms, growing from 36.8% to 87.8%.
>>> Now, what was that about it not scaling...? </Quote>
>> Wait... that means Windows had a 400% increase in market share, while
>> Linux only had 51%, so Windows is doing 8 times better!
>> You just have to know how to spin it, you see.
> I want to see bbgruff's latest Linux second-derivatives!
Where is he anyway? I think he's in GL sometimes.
~~ Best of wishes
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