Cent OS migration
lowen at pari.edu
Mon May 9 21:14:06 UTC 2011
On Monday, May 09, 2011 04:45:36 PM Kevin Oberman wrote:
> Depends on what he is doing. BSDs tend to be far more mature than any
> Linux. They are poor systems for desktops or anything like that. They
> are heavily used as servers by many vary large providers and as the
> basis for many products like Ironport (Cisco) and JunOS (Juniper).
Cisco had an RHEL rebuild (internal) at one time, called, refreshingly enough, Cisco Enterprise Linux. Cisco also uses/used a Linux base for their Content Engines and subsequent ACNS-running boxen.
The rather high-priced ADVA-sourced Cisco Metro 1500 DWDM boxes used a 486 ISA single-board computer running off of DiskOnChip SSD for control and SNMP.
Having said that, I'd be just about as comfortable with a BSD as with a Linux.
And I do, and will continue to, run CentOS in production.
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