[SASAG] Linux Server Distro Recommendations
lamont at scriptkiddie.org
Wed Aug 19 10:31:33 PDT 2009
On Thu, 13 Aug 2009, Tres Wong-Godfrey wrote:
> But if you do find that Debian is 'the one,' please let me know.
The first principle that I use when evaluating operating systems is a
simple one: all Operating Systems royally suck ass.
Trying to find one that is "elegant" or "clean" or "the one" or something
like that is avoiding evaluating OSen on the basis of what business
requirements they satisfy.
It used to be the case that apt-get really made Debian superior to RedHat
in terms of package management, but yum has levelled that field. Beyond
that I only see business reasons to use RedHat-based distros and
minor annoyances (which your employer is paying you to work around).
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