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authorMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2004-09-07 18:09:32 +0000
committerMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2004-09-07 18:09:32 +0000
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Add three slides about users of FreeBSD.
* General (large websites, Netcraft numbers, etc..) * FreeBSD in the Banking Industry * FreeBSD used in Internet Infrastructure This could really use a slide about FreeBSD in the high-end embedded market.
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+<!-- $FreeBSD$ -->
+
+<foilgroup>
+ <foil><title>Who uses FreeBSD?</title>
+
+ <para>FreeBSD is used by many of the worlds largest corporations,
+ and busiest Internet sites.</para>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem>Yahoo!, Apache, Sony Japan, Netcraft, Weathernews,
+ Supervalue.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>Apple chose FreeBSD over Linux as the Unix core for
+ Mac OS X.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>According to Netcraft, nearly 2.5 million active sites
+ use FreeBSD as a network server -- about one million more than Red Hat
+ Linux<footnote><ulink
+ url="http://www.techworld.com/opsys/news/index.cfm?newsid=1908"/>
+ </footnote><footnote><ulink
+ url="http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3367381"/>
+ </footnote>.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>In the last year alone, about one million new FreeBSD
+ hosts were counted by Netcraft, an incredible growth rate
+ despite more media attention for Linux.</listitem>
+
+ </itemizedlist>
+ </foil>
+
+ <foil><title>FreeBSD in the Banking Industry</title>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+
+ <listitem>Several of the largest commercial banks in the world
+ are using FreeBSD in their processing of business to business
+ transactions.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>Combined, these systems process about 1.5 trillion
+ U.S. dollars per year and growing. They are using X11,
+ Apache, jails, perl, and a lot of other free
+ software.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>Factors that help:
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem>stability</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>source availability for helping understand and fix
+ problems that occur (sometimes having the source to the
+ system helps you understand why your application does not
+ do what you expect..)</listitem>
+
+
+ <listitem>Good performance</listitem>
+ <listitem>Easy hardware upgrade paths</listitem>
+ <listitem>PC hardware sometimes is less perfect, but at PC
+ hardware prices, hot spares are practical.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>The application is spread over many servers.
+ Need more power in one part? Add more Freebsd boxes.</listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+ </listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+ </foil>
+
+
+ <foil><title>FreeBSD used for Internet Infrastructure</title>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+
+ <listitem>BSD has existed since the last 1970's and was the testbed
+ and reference implementation for TCP/IP.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>The Internet Software Consortium (ISC) uses FreeBSD
+ exclusively for f-root domain servers (in 21 cities now,
+ usually with 3 servers per city).</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>Modern FreeBSD is extremely refined and
+ mature.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>FreeBSD consistently placed at the top of the "uptime"
+ lists produced by Netcraft to measure the stability of the
+ world's busiest websites.</listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+ </foil>
+</foilgroup> \ No newline at end of file