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Comment: Re:Systemd (Score 1, Informative) 993

by sxpert (#48076847) Attached to: Lennart Poettering: Open Source Community "Quite a Sick Place To Be In"

hilarious link with this newspaper like graphics saying "the london stock exchange choses windows over linux for reliability"

yet, wikipedia here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L... states :

Technology

The LSE's current trading platform is its own Linux-based edition named Millennium Exchange.[12]

Their old trading platform TradElect was based on Microsoft's .NET Framework, and was developed by Microsoft and Accenture. Microsoft used the LSE software as an example of the supposed superiority of Windows over Linux in the "Get the Facts" campaign,[13] claiming that the LSE system provided "five nines" reliability, and a processing speed of 3–4 milliseconds. For Microsoft, LSE was a good combination of a highly visible exchange and yet a relatively modest IT problem.[14]

Despite TradElect only being in use for about two years,[15] after suffering multiple periods of extended downtime and unreliability[16][17] the LSE announced in 2009 that it was planning to switch to Linux in 2010.[18][19]

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