[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?

Gregg Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 13:54:20 AEST 2017


Hello!
What do I run you're asking:
I run a Solaris 10 (March 2005) on SPARC for file delivery, and
specialty graphics management. And a gathering of Raspberry Pi devices
running their version of Debian. One running is a regular Pi.

Currently sleeping is a Slackware Linux 11.0 system.
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Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
"This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."


On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 8:12 PM, Arthur Krewat <krewat at kilonet.net> wrote:
> What's your UNIX of choice to do normal "real" things these days?
>
> Home file server (NAS), business stuff, develop code, whatever.
>
> Mine is Solaris 11.3 at this point. Oracle has provided almost all the
> "normal" utilities that are used by Linux folk, and it runs on Intel
> hardware rather well. My main storage is a raidz2 of 24TB and I get
> 1.2GB/sec to a bunch of 3TB 512-byte-sector SAS drives.
>
> It serves my vmware farm with iSCSI at 10gbe using COMSTAR, which also
> houses a bunch of Solaris 11 guests that perform various chores. It also
> houses some Linux and Windows guests for prototyping/testing. It's also my
> Samba server, servicing a few Windows workstations.
>
> This is all in my home office where I do all my personal/professional work.
>
> What do you all use for day-to-day development and general playing around
> with new stuff?
>
> AAK


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