Posts Tagged “linux”

Bye, Bye Solaris: U.S Navy Falls in Love With Linux

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by Jake Neeley

The Navy has contracted Raytheon, a technology and innovation company, for almost $28 million to switch the operating systems in its drones from the current Solaris system to the open source Linux . The tactical control system (TCS) will originally be developed for the Navy’s vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) drones, but it will eventually…

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Four Driving Forces Behind Linux’s Growth

Posted on January 30th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

The penguin is soaring high in the IT industry, consistently earning a reputation for high reliability. Linux servers regularly appear as a Fortune 500 company favorite when it comes to solid performance computing and cloud infrastructure deployment. “More than 7,800 developers from almost 800 different companies have contributed to the Linux kernel since tracking began…

Why Linux web hosting has become so affordable and popular

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

At some point while researching web hosting companies, you will most likely have observed the differentiation in services based on the type of operating system including Windows and Linux.   Upon further review, a difference is pricing is generally noticeable with Linux hosting in most cases being remarkably cheaper than its Windows counterpart. THE RISE OF…

Linux vs. Windows Web Hosting

Posted on March 31st, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Midphase offers both Windows and Linux web hosting at an affordable cost and both have their advantages when choosing a hosting plan right for you. While it’s true that Windows web hosting has come a long way since the advent of the web, becoming more stable and feature-rich, web servers running on Linux have traditionally…

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