The Netcraft Web Server Survey is a survey of Web Server software usage on Internet connected computers. We collect and collate as many hostnames providing an http service as we can find, and systematically poll each one with an HTTP request for the server name.
In the June 2003 survey we received responses from 40,936,076 sites.
Market Share for Top Servers Across All Domains August 1995 - June 2003
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With Cable and Wireless announcing that its Global division, which includes the Digital Island business, is to be sold or closed, Speedera will be hopeful of making further gains within the next few weeks.
Similarly, Netscape, whose founding employees pioneered the web server, replaced Netscape-Enterprise with AOLServer a few months ago.
www.army.mil has recently moved to MacOS X in its first switch since 1999, when it migrated to the Apple platform in the aftermath of a successful attack on its then Microsoft based web site. Ironically, Apple has recently replaced MacOS X with Solaris for its own Knowledge Base site.
The Washington Post has become of the first big name media sites to adopt Solaris 9. It is currently deployed in a load balancing pool where approximately a quarter of requests are met by Solaris 9 machines. To date, only a handful of Sun's own sites have been switched to Solaris 9.
One site that has not changed is www.sco.com, where people continue to delight in the irony of SCO using the operating system whose deployment they are seeking to restrict.