Reading this, somebody at some point says, something along the lines of.
"Fedora is not an option as a major upgrade every two to three months is
out of the question for non-computer-nerds".
Major upgrade? If I'm reading this right (and how else do you interpret
the words (major upgrade)), this would mean that production servers
based on Fedora would be subject to this .. major upgrade cycle.
This is bad. Considering that (and I'm sure I'm not alone in this)
lobbying has taken place, to use Red Hat (the Linux based OS of choice
because management liked the phrase 'commercial support'), in place of
(n) other commercially supported distros, my ... umm... anxiety here is
and maybe some people would care to pour petrol on the flames.
A) Fedora , if it is so subject to upgrade really isn't an option for
production servers (if people are deploying Fedora... I'd like to hear
B) Considering how Red Hat was touted as the end all and be all of
commercially supported Linux distros, what does one do as a Linux
advocate in company (x), when spending 2000 grand on Advanced Server,
starts people saying things like (uhh Windows is cheaper) etc... try to
wean management away from the idea of 'Commercial support' and use
Debian & friends... or just attempt to lobby for en-masse deployment of
Red Head AS?
I'd be interested to hear some advice from houses with lots of Red Hat
systems in operation... are you going with Fedora, (another Red Hat
flavour), chucking Linux for *BSD (if so... what sort of upgrade plan do
you think works well?), or using Debian. Basically what is the
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