Linked by David Adams on Tue 27th Jul 2010 07:31 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Red Hat CentOS, with almost 30% of all Linux servers. The Red Hat Enterprise Linux-derived distro is #1 according to Web Technology Surveys.
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RE[6]: Really a good distro
by nt_jerkface on Wed 28th Jul 2010 17:20 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Really a good distro"
nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

I said it because it's a fact.


No it isn't a fact, both you and Caitlyn haven't provided an average from an adequate sample size.


Maybe because you want to push CentOS everywhere, and don't want anyone to buy RHEL?


No I have endorsed CentOS in the past for two primary reasons:

1. Conservative update policy

2. Software/Hardware compatibility

And then Caitlyn the "Linux security expert" comes along and writes multiple articles lambasting CentOS for delaying critical security updates and cites a Firefox update for her netbook as the only example.


PS: Oh, and I wouldn't recommend Oracle Unworkable Linux even to an enemy. Oracle support is worse than useless, any money thrown in their direction is wasted.


They have a rather impressive customer list including Dell and Yahoo:
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9046978/OpenWorld_1_500_comp...

It's also been endorsed by the Edison group:
http://www.appsinsight.net/2009/01/16/realize-true-cost-savings-wit...

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