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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: [OT] Recommendations for Amazon EC2 Linux Flavor
Date Wed, 07 Dec 2011 01:02:25 GMT
Christopher Schultz wrote:
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> Francis,
> On 12/6/11 5:36 PM, Francis GALIEGUE wrote:
>> What are your primary concerns?
> Well, like most administrators, I'm lazy which means I'd prefer not to
> have to learn a whole lot of new stuff like package management
> eccentricities, etc.
> I haven't used an RPM-based system in maybe 10 years, and I have to
> admit I'm not exactly a Debian/APT expert, but at least I've come to
> know what to expect.
>> If stability I'd definitely go for CentOS
> I've been lucky enough to avoid any OS crashes, so if it's as stable
> as Debian Etch/Lenny/Squeeze, then I'm happy.
>> it is just an RHEL recompiled, and RHEL is damn stable (I use it at
>> work on all servers and haven't had an OS crash for five _years_ 
>> with it). And you have EPEL if you want extra packages which RHEL
>> does not provide.
> Plus I can complain to jfclere if it doesn't work. :)

I'd comment too on the lack of packages in RHEL.
I know that lots of missing perl modules won't bother you much, but maybe a missing mod_jk

will leave you less serene ?

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