[Techtalk] unix to linux migration- why?
conor.daly-linuxchix at cod.homelinux.org
Fri Jul 14 20:47:08 UTC 2006
On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 12:22:25PM -0700 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Carla Schroder thought:
> My little geekpersons, I am researching why anyone would want to ditch their
> nice muscular Unix server- AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, whatever-the-hey- for some
> ratty lil hippie OS like Linux or one of the BSDs. I will stipulate that
> Linux/BSD are proven as good enough for just about anything; so what other
> reasons would compel such a move?
Cost. Our new applications server came in at half the price from Dell
with RHEL and Redhat support. The next in line was Sun with solaris 9/10
and silver support. Of course, the solaris -> RHEL migration took quite a
bit of time...
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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