Linked by Andrew Case on Thu 11th Nov 2010 22:02 UTC
Red Hat "Red Hat, Inc. today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, the latest major release of the company's flagship operating platform, setting the scene for its server operating systems for the next decade. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Red Hat defines new standards for commercial open source operating environments. Designed to support today's flexible and varied enterprise architectures, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 delivers the comprehensive foundation customers need for physical, virtualized and cloud deployments."
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Comment by Terg
by Terg on Fri 12th Nov 2010 03:26 UTC
Terg
Member since:
2010-02-24

Man, I don't like the tone of that article. All hail Linux and all that, but damn

"Yes, we shit golden turds that smell like roses. And you should eat them, because we are awesome"


>_>

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RE: Comment by Terg
by orestes on Fri 12th Nov 2010 05:34 in reply to "Comment by Terg"
orestes Member since:
2005-07-06

Typical corporate jargon really. for the typical corporate bobblehead. Not that Red Hat's support hasn't been sterling every time I've dealt with them... just for your average enthusiast user it'd be easier to say "Nothing to see here, move along" till CentOS 6 hits

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RE[2]: Comment by Terg
by gilboa on Fri 12th Nov 2010 15:34 in reply to "RE: Comment by Terg"
gilboa Member since:
2005-07-06

I'd think twice before putting production machines on CentOS.
E.g. RHEL 5.5 was released on the 30/3 while CentOS 5.5 was released on the 14/5 - a month and a half. As far as I remember, CentOS 3.7 took even longer.

No, I'm no suggesting that CentOS is bad, quite on the contrary, I use it all the time for staging purposes.
I am suggesting that if you're running anything mission critical, and unless you have the man power to port RHEL fixes yourself, consider using RHEL and not CentOS.
The price of RHEL pales in comparison to unscheduled down time.

- Gilboa

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