[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?
brad at anduin.eldar.org
Thu Sep 21 04:33:16 AEST 2017
Arthur Krewat <krewat at kilonet.net> writes:
> On 9/20/2017 1:53 PM, Henry Bent wrote:
>> On 20 September 2017 at 12:58, Arthur Krewat <krewat at kilonet.net
>> <mailto:krewat at kilonet.net>> wrote:
>> A note on the PC hardware front:
>> How do you feel about the fact that Solaris is essentially EOL now?
>> I'm sure it will be reasonable to run for another year or two, but
>> where will you go after that?
> Don't make me cry in my coffee :(
> Personally, I'll either run with it for as long as I can and deal with
> it, and hope that Oracle at least releases the last ZFS so it can be
> incorporated somewhere, or go back to FreeBSD which I used to run before
> Solaris X86 was available to me as Solaris 7, and use the earlier
> version of ZFS.
> Professionally, there's only Linux now - I'll use Oracle Linux for
> servers with Oracle products on them, but even then, I'm not liking the
> NUMA support.
No need to cry.. at Dayjob we run Joyent SmartOS, which is Solaris done
by a bunch of former Sun folks. Oracle need not apply.. There is a
private cloud infrastructure running a very large e-commerce site on it.
You may want to look into SmartOS or OmniOS if you want more of a
desktop experience. Patches and pretty good support.... all around.
At Not Dayjob, it is all NetBSD. Some i386/amd64 bare metal, lots of
Xen and some arm since 1993 or so.
Brad Spencer - brad at anduin.eldar.org - KC8VKS
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