Linux or Windows – Read the fine print in dueling comparison studies

When choosing between Linux or Windows or ANY technology for that matter, it is helpful to read studies which compare technology. But carefully analyze the study, as best you can. Always understanding that things might not be as apparent as they appear.
VNUnet writes Novell has hit back at a recent study sponsored by Microsoft which claimed that open source code is more difficult to manage than Windows, insisting that it “aims to confuse” the market.
The study, carried out by Microsoft certified partner Security Innovation, claimed that Linux administrators took over two thirds longer to address new business requirements than their Windows counterparts.
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