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Assorted Rants Tagged ‘Linux’, page 1:

MMOG Server-Side. Eternal Linux-vs-Windows Debate

Quote: “Each server is only as secure as its admin”
Another Quote: “For cheaper servers, the difference between Windows and Linux can eat as much as 50% of the server rental price (though for those servers which are more or less optimal price-performance-wise observed difference was closer to 20-30%).”

Part IIIb: Server-Side (deployment, optimizations, and testing) of 64 Network DO’s and DONT’s for Game Engines

Quote: “If your game is the only one working when all the competition is down, it improves user perception about your app a lot.”
Another Quote: “Most importantly, however, this approach allows to keep your players happy – and this is one thing which really matters”