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Re: [suse-security] SUSE 9.0 Pro Production Quality?
Thanks! I've been using SUSE 9.0 for about 9 months in a production
manner and for over a year in testing situations. Overall I like it,
but there is things that concern me when trying to find thing while
doing source installs. I've given Debian a try and I sure like the
apt-get feature, but its not a solve all your install problems if the
package isn't available.
Bjorn Tore Sund wrote:
On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Eric Kahklen wrote:
I had a discussion with my local LUG and a member had some interesting
threads to share. Basically it showed that SUSE 9.0 is not really a
production level version. For production level use, it is recommended
to go with the Enterprise version of SUSE. Has other people got this
impression? My concern is that my company can't afford to purchase any
more software at this time so would I be better off looking at something
like Debian? I know this is kind of off topic, but basically I am
curious if 9.0 Pro is secure and stable enough for my organization needs.
If you need reliable and timely support and long lifecycle you need an
enterprise edition. If you're prepared to upgrade every 18 months or
so and don't need the extra support, you can manage with a normal
On this there is no difference of any significance between the major
distros, except of course that Debian has no enterprise edition.
I've got SuSE 9.0 production servers. They don't give me problems. Nor
do my 8.2 and 9.1 servers. I felt constricted and limited in my freedom
to work by SLES 8 when I ran systems with that, but this is a matter of
Eric Kahklen, MS
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