[CoLoCo] Gutsy vs RHFC

TJ Heaney tjheaney at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 04:47:17 BST 2008


It's actually for Web Development.

I'm using it as a workstation.

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 7:07 PM, David L. Willson <DLWillson at thegeek.nu>
wrote:

> Red Hat is better supported, better known, more stable, more "enterprisey".
>  If the box
> is mission-critical, and you'll be running complex services (like or
> especially Oracle),
> I would recommend Red Hat.  Also, more folks are more familiar with Red
> Hat, if you are
> going to share administrative duties with another Linux engineer, that
> might be a point
> in it's favor.
>
> Ubuntu installs much more cleanly; no unneeded junk by default, no
> complexity-by-default
> in the form of LVM, SELinux, and IPtables.
>
> I use Ubuntu servers just about everywhere and one or two Red Hat servers
> in important
> places.  Actually, I have Ubuntu in important places, too.  Anyway, I like
> and trust
> them both.  I let site standards, planned services, and other available
> administrative
> talent to determine which distro to use.
>
> In reality, very few jobs are mission-critical, and
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2008 15:58:31 -0600, David Overcash wrote
> > The biggest reason most companies switch as far as I know is the
> > package system.  When it comes to servers however, CentOS (fedora) is
> > considered by many to be more stable and secure.
> >
> > Neal probably has some great points though...  he helps out on the
> > Ubuntu server team.  Ping Neal?  :)
> >
> > On 7/28/08, TJ Heaney <tjheaney at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hey all,
> > >
> > > I am trying to make a case to have my work box switch from Red Hat(e)
> to
> > > Ubuntu.
> > >
> > > Does anyone have a list of Pros/Cons for both of them?
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > --
> > > TJ
> > > "Ita erat quando hic adveni."
> > >
> >
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