Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Jul 2009 19:16 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The Linux desktop has come a long way. It's a fully usable, stable, and secure operating system that can be used quite easily by the masses. Not too long ago, Sun figured they could do the same by starting Project Indiana, which is supposed to deliver a complete distribution of OpenSolaris in a manner similar to GNU/Linux. After using the latest version for a while, I'm wondering: why?
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

Opensolaris is just a kernel with dtrace and ZFS. Don't discount the usefulness of either of those, even if you are just running the Lamp stack. (Hint Filesystem performance is sorta really important for databases, as is the scheduler).


But, yes, having dtrace and ZFS(not in FUSE) available in a typical linux distro, would be better.

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