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Linux in the Mainstream: Growing Deployment of Business-Critical Workloads

The growth of Linux as a server operating system and how deployment form factors have changed over time

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This IDC whitepaper takes a look at the growth of Linux as a server operating system and how deployment form factors have changed over time. Today, commercial Linux has become a key platform across many workloads. This paper considers both workload data and the ecosystem that has grown up to support the opportunity for Linux deployments, including application software, application development and deployment software, and infrastructure software.

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