what percentage of the worlds servers run on Linux instead of windows?
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Microsoft Windows dominates in the desktop and personal computer markets with about 90% of the desktop market share, and in 2007, accounted for about 66% of all servers sold. In server revenue market share, as of Q4 2007, Microsoft Windows had 36.3% and Linux had 12.7%. As of June 2009, Linux powered 88.6% of the world's most powerful supercomputers. In December 2008, Linux powered five of the ten most reliable internet hosting companies, compared to Windows' one.
Any numbers based on revenue will show bias towards Microsoft, as Linux is not usually sold.
If you were to regard the majority of servers running apache as linux (or at least OSS) based then according to Netcraft, there are more than double the number of servers running free software than there are running Windows based software. But this figure includes virtual hosts.