In this video Grant shows the popularity of Linux in mobile and cloud computing and talks about how Linux originated from Unix a server operating system created in the 1960's.
- [Narrator] What if I told you that…the world's most popular operating system,…which has been shipped on 1.3 billion devices,…was based on an OS written by a university student…who gave it away for free?…You may not be familiar with Linux,…but it's very likely that you've already used it…in some form or another.…Android, the world's most popular operating system,…is based on Linux.…And Apple's iOS is based on BSD Unix, a close cousin.…Samsung's mobile operating system ties in as Linux.…LG's webOS is Linux.…
Jolla's Sailfish mobile operating system is also Linux,…as is Mozilla's Firefox OS.…The majority of all websites in the world are run…on Linux and open source.…The most popular database in the world is open source,…and comes with Linux.…The most popular scripting languages,…including PHP, Python, and Ruby, are open source…and come with Linux.…Cloud based companies, such as Google, Amazon, Twitter,…and Facebook rely on Linux to provide their services.…
Many companies use Linux as the basis for their products,…
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