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Whats Your Favorite Server OS


DedicatedPros
30-07-2009, 16:29
I know, but there was chaos nonetheless

gigabit
30-07-2009, 16:12
Chaos cus noone listend to microsoft when they blogged about it with the real rtm version the untouched ISOs were on torrent sites soon after....

DedicatedPros
30-07-2009, 16:04
Quote Originally Posted by *Mikee*
Yup it's better than Vista -- I run the win7 RTM 64bit on all my desktops and laptops now
I still didn't get the RTM, there was so much chaos with its release between no one knowing whether or not its actually the RTM I decided to wait

I'll probably get it within a few days, can't wait for the retail though

*Mikee*
30-07-2009, 15:48
Yup it's better than Vista -- I run the win7 RTM 64bit on all my desktops and laptops now
Quote Originally Posted by DedicatedPros
Win7 totally owns Vista It is a lot better than Vista performance wise, really good speeds when copying files (I don't really know why Vista takes so long on the same pc). And the RC releases are very stable, never had an issue with them

darkfyre
29-07-2009, 20:03
Quote Originally Posted by monkey56657
Ubuntu Server is good. For a desktop machine windows is still probably the best but on the server linux is the clear winner. Ubuntu can be okay on desktop but its not consistent enough. Needs consistency in the UI to start with. Then a few more mainstream apps offering linux versions. Then its away. For now I am using Vista/7/Ubuntu for desktop but keeping to Vista mainly till 7 is full release. Ubuntu server as I said for the server (altho lenny for local server).
I dont agree that 'Linux is the clear winner' - Unix is more secure and used by more high profile companies (for hosting) than linux! :P

Yahoo, Netcraft, Pair.com, iPowerWeb, Weathernews, New York Internet, DataPipe.net, NSA, DARPA, Nokia, Apple, Cisco, Juniper, ISC, etc all use BSD :-D

Oh and Firefox 3* uses jemalloc which is from FreeBSD.

The Linux kernel uses many drivers from BSD such as superpages.
Google Android projects platform uses libc, again from from BSD and many parts of the userland.

BSD > Linux for servers

I find it terribly easy to corrupt a Linux system - you just have to poke it a few times...and they are slowly getting to the Windows-level of automation (packages and such)...and it's really beginning to show signs of suffering. The last few times I have had to re-install Linux, was because an "apt-get upgrade" or "slackpkg upgrade-all
^^ just made me laugh so much as everyone i know who runs linux has had it happen to them

freshwire
29-07-2009, 17:55
Copying files for me isn't slow (except when first installed the OS). But I have been hitting it with lots of hammers if you get my drift...

DedicatedPros
29-07-2009, 16:56
Quote Originally Posted by monkey56657
Ubuntu Server is good. For a desktop machine windows is still probably the best but on the server linux is the clear winner. Ubuntu can be okay on desktop but its not consistent enough. Needs consistency in the UI to start with. Then a few more mainstream apps offering linux versions. Then its away. For now I am using Vista/7/Ubuntu for desktop but keeping to Vista mainly till 7 is full release. Ubuntu server as I said for the server (altho lenny for local server).
Win7 totally owns Vista It is a lot better than Vista performance wise, really good speeds when copying files (I don't really know why Vista takes so long on the same pc). And the RC releases are very stable, never had an issue with them

freshwire
29-07-2009, 16:10
Ubuntu Server is good. For a desktop machine windows is still probably the best but on the server linux is the clear winner. Ubuntu can be okay on desktop but its not consistent enough. Needs consistency in the UI to start with. Then a few more mainstream apps offering linux versions. Then its away. For now I am using Vista/7/Ubuntu for desktop but keeping to Vista mainly till 7 is full release. Ubuntu server as I said for the server (altho lenny for local server).

fozl
29-07-2009, 11:28
Finally getting into Ubuntu, it's rather nice really isn't it.

freshwire
24-07-2009, 22:06
I will be looking forward to the freebsd trialing I should be doing. Oh if only there were time but this forum keeps me all so busy. I have to check for new messages every 30 seconds it's a real drag

darkfyre
24-07-2009, 13:38
FreeBSD for all servers - I didnt think there was a real alternative *evil laugh*

Cisco IOS for my routers/switches of course

Windows 7 at home for fun and because actually its kinda sweet, not at all what i expected

Most of my playgrounds have FreeBSD installed, but im thinking of trying linux on one as my next module at uni is all about Linux Kernel

Ashley
22-04-2009, 18:21
Lol!

I personally prefer Debian...which can be just as horny...


*Mikee*
16-04-2009, 21:06
hahaha -

Seedbox Paradis
16-04-2009, 17:39
rofl

fozl
16-04-2009, 15:48
Oh, in that light Gentoo is less hot.


freshwire
14-04-2009, 20:33
Quote Originally Posted by fozle
What's the attraction with FreeBSD if you don't mind me asking?
They have a a cool logo thing:



... or at least it looks something like that

yonatan
14-04-2009, 16:32
Linux Centos for sure

fozl
14-04-2009, 12:13
Quote Originally Posted by foxyfox
FreeBSD
What's the attraction with FreeBSD if you don't mind me asking?

slayer2005
14-04-2009, 08:33
ubuntu desktop 4me.

foxyfox
17-03-2009, 22:21
FreeBSD

fozl
17-03-2009, 14:00
Quote Originally Posted by derchris
Well, speaking of a Server OS, I would say Solaris.
A shame there is no option for it on the Control Panel.
So have to stick to Debian and CentOS.
We're looking into offering OpenSolaris actually.

rickyday
16-03-2009, 23:11
FreeBSD 7.1 64bit
Slackware 12.1

Neil
16-03-2009, 16:32
Debian/Ubuntu for server, I am kind of liking the Ubuntu idea of 6 monthly updates, Debian seems to be too long now.

Mac OS X for Desktop, combine the reliable and secure Unix foundations with a great user interface and millions of great applications and best of all, it has Terminal included!

freshwire
16-03-2009, 16:16
Debian 4 Server
Vista/Ubuntu 4 Desktop

*Mikee*
15-03-2009, 02:25
Yup i love CentOS for my Servers I use Vista x64 on some of my desktop pc's and love it over XP I would never turn back to using XP
Quote Originally Posted by Dave
CentOS for headless servers (who needs gui )
Windows XP, non of this Vista rubbish for Desktop

wackomoo
15-03-2009, 01:38
Trusty ol' Ubuntu 6.06 has been the most stable server I have :P

derchris
15-03-2009, 01:23
Well, speaking of a Server OS, I would say Solaris.
A shame there is no option for it on the Control Panel.
So have to stick to Debian and CentOS.

Dave
15-03-2009, 00:41
CentOS for headless servers (who needs gui )
Windows XP, non of this Vista rubbish for Desktop

Myatu
14-03-2009, 23:48
Debian.

Palad1n
14-03-2009, 23:46
CentOS on Servers
Ubuntu on Desktop

*Mikee*
14-03-2009, 23:37
Yes i know CentOS is a Linux distro but u know what we mean

mastens
14-03-2009, 23:08
You all know that 'Centos' , 'Debian' etc. is defined as an distribution?

Linux = OS (Operation system)
Windows = OS ....

and so on....

Seedbox Paradis
14-03-2009, 22:16
Bah I like my GUI, so I'm siding with Windows Server, but because of the high fees and all, Ubuntu Desktop ;p

*Mikee*
14-03-2009, 21:05
CentOS here

derchris
14-03-2009, 20:42
Debian.
Then CentOS, because I can install Veritas Storage Foundation on it

*Mikee*
14-03-2009, 19:25
Whats your favorite server os