[ubuntu-uk] Wikipedia migrates to Ubuntu
rlancefield at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 12:47:41 BST 2008
2008/10/10 Andrew Oakley <andrew at aoakley.com>
> "The Wikimedia Foundation, the organization behind the user-driven
> Wikipedia project, is in the process of migrating its servers to the
> Ubuntu Linux distribution. Wikimedia's move to Ubuntu is part of an
> effort to simplify administration of the organization's 400 servers,
> which previously ran a mix of various versions of Red Hat and Fedora."
> http://tinyurl.com/4jqkdj (ars technica)
> Andrew Oakley andrew at aoakley.com
Thanks for the heads up Andrew, that's an interesting piece of news and
quite a coup for Ubuntu.
Is this going to be the largest deployment of the server edition of Ubuntu
to date, does anyone know? I'm presuming it's the most high-profile? The
feedback gained from such a large installation should prove invaluable to
the project and will benefit us all. Great stuff!
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