With all the talk of upgrades here is some of the fun stuff floating around the web:
Apple’s upgrade path from fake Steve:
From: The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs
Walt’s version from: Deciphering Windows 7 Upgrades: The Official Chart:
Windows 7 Upgrade paths that can kill!
The MS response by Ed Bott Microsoft blunders with a confusing Windows 7 upgrade chart:
The MS response
Just for fun here are some old charts on the web about upgrades
An old HP Unix upgrade chart HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-2 and Higher: Patch Kit Installation Instructions
HP Unit Chart
It is always easy to make fun of Vista!
Vista was no easy path
MS makes it interesting (or difficult):
What version of Vista can I upgrade to from XP?
From April Survey: 84% won’t upgrade to Windows 7 in the next year:
In addition to Mac OS X, enterprises are looking at a rainbow of Unix alternatives, as shown in the chart
What is the best OS for you?(December 7th, 2008)
Other charts I found looking around:
The Mac is better at all but Porn
Believe it or not, YouTube has been inaccessible in any corner of the world for about an hour.
The Joy of Tech! 2007
Computer Hardware Chart (July 20th, 2009)
Unix Family Tree
IT guys love flow charts - from Oracle
Migration from SBS or NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 or SBS 2003 is not a simple one!
Lets not forget Linux
From the www.itjungle.com (love the name)
Doubling up the core counts to a maximum of 32 cores in the Power 570 did not change the upgrade paths, as you can see:
All in good fun!