Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Nov 2010 13:10 UTC
Apple It's the end of the line for Apple's line of servers, the Xserve. The Cupertino giant has just announced that the Xserve line (no more future models, either) will no longer be sold after January 31, 2011, and advises people interested in Mac OS X Server to buy either a Mac Mini or a Mac Pro with Snow Leopard Server installed.
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nt_jerkface
Member since:
2009-08-26


Any serious admin scoffs at their server product harder than Windows Server.


Any serious admin doesn't hold onto security views from 2000.

Windows Server 2008 will have a better security record this year than RHEL.

A lot of serious admins had their Linux servers hacked thanks to those recent kernel exploits.

http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/70907.html?wlc=1288978338

http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/linux-kernel-flaw-coughs-root-rig...

Scoff away.

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Valhalla Member since:
2006-01-24


Windows Server 2008 will have a better security record this year than RHEL.

I'm curious, how is this established? I've seen a lots of critical updates for Windows 2008 Server this year, here was the first link I found when googling:

http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2010/09/microsoft-patch-tuesd...

Contains 3 critical and two important patches relevant to Server 2008, which concerns Remote Code Execution, and Elevation of Privilege. And this was ONE patch tuesday update, something tells me there's more.

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nt_jerkface Member since:
2009-08-26


I'm curious, how is this established? I've seen a lots of critical updates for Windows 2008 Server this year, here was the first link I found when googling:


Patch tuesday stats are going to include IE and other local application vulnerabilities that would not be running on a dedicated server.

Based on remote exploits in the core system that were used to take down websites Linux will have the worst record.

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