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Re: [SLUG] Linux or BSD for Webhosting?
- To: Dean Hamstead <dean@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Linux or BSD for Webhosting?
- From: pesoy misak <pingudebian@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 17:39:14 -0700 (PDT)
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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how about the clustering services, easy maintenance,
and learning curve for having this boxes
--- Dean Hamstead <dean@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> this is a linux list so... ;)
> personally, bong.com.au is 3 x freebsd servers
> all sgi 1200's
> however, if you really dont know much about unix and
> friends (tm)
> then i would go with centos. its based on red hat
> enterprise and
> when i tried it, i was happy with the gui etc.
> i wouldnt recommend fedora, suse or gentoo.
> openbsd is secure, but after install its only as
> secure as the user who
> starts installing random application server software
> makes it.
> i choose freebsd over openbsd because i feel freebsd
> has more mature
> SMP and is faster on i386. also, the freebsd ports
> tree isnt versioned
> like the openbsd one is.
> that kind of leads into the argument, of if a server
> should be more
> organic in its software, or should be installed, run
> and replaced.
> i choose bsd over linux because to me it just seems
> to be a better
> server. thats my right and im thankfull that open
> source allows me
> to have the options to pick things based on
> technical merits and
> also unsubstantiatable vibes.
> debian is also a fine choice. i should say that all
> my desktops
> run debian. i love it - but i dont use it for intel.
> amd64 and powerpc.
> crux looks good as it has bsd style init (which is
> one reason i
> prefer bsd as as server - i like bsd style init)
> On Mon, October 17, 2005 9:05 am, pesoy misak said:
> > Hi all
> > I just got a request from my friend to build a web
> > hosting system for his business but i don't know
> > is the best distro for it.
> > Any suggestion is welcome either BSD or Linux or
> > other OS but not ms*** please since it costly
> > many thanks in advance
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