Yandex and Rambler are transferred from FreeBSD to Linux

Famous Russian Internet giant “Yandex” in the near future is going to translate all of their search engines running FreeBSD to Linux. The most appropriate distribution of the operating system the company considered Ubuntu from Canonical.

About ten years ago, the two operating systems were completely equal in their functionality, while FreeBSD was considered more stable and among the providers and the hosts were very popular. In “Yandex” it at that time was chosen as

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