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Old 10-16-2013, 02:24 PM   #1
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Question What are the Benefits of Linux ?


Why linux is best suited for server ??
Why we didn't use window OS in most of servers ?
 
Old 10-16-2013, 02:27 PM   #2
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Are solving your homework one question at the time?

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Old 10-16-2013, 02:50 PM   #3
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noep sir..i m new to linux and i have not much knowledge about it sir..so please help sir
 
Old 10-16-2013, 03:40 PM   #4
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I like Linux because I can install what I want without worrying about licenses and without having to think whether I want to install a "server" or "desktop" version.
I install one of my my favourite distributions then decide which software I want and which I don't. I can set up a web server or a terminal server a home entertainment system or a gaming PC and lots more besides using the same operating system and the same knowledge.
Linux really is what you make of it the only downside being some companies don't want to support it so you do have the occasional problem with software or hardware that can't be used. How important that software or hardware is to you will determine whether or not Linux is for you.
For more answers just google Linux and whatever it is you want to do.
 
Old 10-17-2013, 07:50 AM   #5
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Why linux is best suited for server ??
- Free for all server software
- More Stable for large server(depend on configuring)
- More Security
- More server software to choose

Why we didn't use window OS in most of servers ?
- Not free
- Less stable than linux
- Less Security
 
Old 10-17-2013, 08:14 AM   #6
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Old 10-17-2013, 09:32 AM   #7
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For server in my opinion is due to the vast amount of networking tools. And also cause the network stack itself is just well thought out, flexible and fast.
 
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Here you go. http://bit.ly/1gn8XOG
 
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Old 10-17-2013, 02:06 PM   #9
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Ginola, that is mildly entertaining, but not that helpful. Can you please
reserve activities involving LMGTFY to General in the future?

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These companies and organizations use linux as its servers and/or for business operations.
http://www.comparebusinessproducts.c...ght-not-expect

If they use linux then they know the benefits of using linux

A sample list of companies using linux in the link above

Google, Amazon, IBM, US Postal Service, Novell, etc...

The real benefit of linux is it is not windows

Welcome to LQ!

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I believe BSDs and Oracle Solaris are also used in servers too.
 
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I believe BSDs and Oracle Solaris are also used in servers too.
They were designed for server use too.
 
  


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