While I don't mind that people talk up Linux, it doesn't make much difference
In fact Linux is doing way better than the 1% mentioned that link, particularly in the data center, for normal business and in the Scientific field for High Performance Computing and in the movies for animation.
The windows' caboose is too big to move
--it looks like we are all trapped in the Matrix, unless the free agent heroes can overturn the empire(s)
The caboose is what hurts Linux and Foss in general, as they don't have the money (billions) to throw at high profile projects, just like this onehttp://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/322/7281/283
Giving patients control over permissions to view their record---as well as creation, collation, annotation, modification, dissemination, use, and deletion of the record---is key to ensuring patients' access to their own medical information while protecting their privacy --not something big business would be interested in ensuring, I think, because all the better to share with (partners!)..http://www.reuters.com/article/domestic ... 2E20090409
There are many that design such systems, including Cerner Corp, Eclipsys Corp, Global Med Technologies Inc, Quality Systems Inc and Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions Inc, IBM, General Electric Co, Siemens AG and McKesson Corp.
Wal-Mart Inc's, Sam's Club unit is offering individual doctors a package including software and Dell computers.
Experts say any national system would have to connect easily to other systems while protecting privacy.
--that's the propriety moat, that can prevent any other foss software being included !