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Kudos to the guys (and gals) over at MS for making a serious contender in the server OS market - my Windows 2003 Server has been up for four months now after its teething troubles where it crashed once.

The question is, will it beat the 207 days uptime my Linux servers were on before they got replaced by newer hardware?

I now have Linux and Windows running side by side in two datacentres - both have only been down (the machines rather than than the connections) for security updates* in those four months - which I don't count as downtime since I choose when to reboot.

* - I do keep track of these:  The Debian based Linux server has been down three times for kernel updates and the Windows 2003 server has been down once for an update but I didn't note down what it was.