Looking through the stream on Quora, I came across a post by Barry Rountree. He is a leading computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The post was about the relevance of UNIX. In it, he gave a glimpse into the impact of UNIX derived operating systems.
A company by the name of Wind River Systems has a version of Linux that is considered to be among the top-shelf, industrial grade versions of Linux around. Barry Rountree cites the use of this Linux in the Mars Rover. A machine, 34 million of miles away from Earth. This machine executes complex machinery and operations and runs independently for years without a person on site to do tune up on the operating system.
Intel is the parent company of Wind River Systems. Intel has something a lot of people do not know about. Intel has the most powerful Linux.