According to the latest Netcraft survey
(http://www.netcraft.com/survey/), Apache has just hit 60% of the
marketshare for servers, gaining nearly 2% last month and (as is often
the case anymore) being the only major player to show any gain at all.
There is other interesting gossip at the site, such as mention of the
alpha version of Apache 2.0 with its performance improvements.
However, the funniest observation, and one that should perhaps be
brought to the attention of Hotmail's management, is this:
"Last month's survey announcement pointed out that compaq.com was
running Solaris. Many people at Compaq noticed this, and compaq.com is
now running Tru64 UNIX."
No, I take that back -- this one is even funnier:
"On a related note, it's notable that the Linux evangelism bandwagon is
bringing in people more prepared to envangelise the operating system
than run it themselves. At the last Linux Expo in London, more of the
exhibitor companies were running Microsoft-IIS than Linux on their own
sites. Recently queried sites on our server query form include;
linux.ora.com which runs Solaris, while linuxbeacon.com is an early
adopter of Windows 2000 along with the shortlived www.linuxanswers.co.uk
and the parody domain names www.slashdot.org.uk and www.freshmeat.org.
However, contrary to what one might expect, www.linuxsucks.org runs