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Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Nov 29 2006 02:13PM
Mohammad Halawah (mhalawah gmail com) (3 replies)
Re: Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Dec 04 2006 09:08PM
Ronald MacDonald (ronald rmacd com) (2 replies)
Re: Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Dec 06 2006 10:30AM
Javier Miguel Rodríguez (javier miguel talika eii us es)
Ronald MacDonald escribió:
> Hi Mohammad,

If you are going to build a highly available & CRITICAL system, get
vendor support. You can choose: Debian & 3rd party integrator or RedHat
Enterprise (or SuSE). But get vendor support, from experts, no matter
how confident you are with your linux knowledge.

Greetings

Javier

>
> Not meaning to turn this into a "my distro's better than yours"
> thread, but for stability and security, I'd recommend having a serious
> look at Debian. It's easily stripped down to its most essential
> components for a nice small footprint and is easy to keep up to date
> with the apt system. As for performance, I suppose every
> implementation of a distro varies, but I'd it's is pretty adequate.
>
> In terms of hardening the OS, there's obviously a few ways to go about
> it. The most foolproof way is just "don't do anything stupid" - don't
> run any services you don't need, don't bother with gimmicky
> applications, just leave it all at the bare minimum. Also, there's a
> lot of good reading out there (more so with linux) as regards to
> hardening the OS. Incidentally, Bastille springs to mind - it's a good
> starting point to hardening your system.
>
> Regards,
> Ronald.
>

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RE: Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Dec 06 2006 08:08AM
Mario A. Spinthiras (mario netway com cy) (1 replies)
Re: Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Dec 08 2006 07:26PM
Corey A. Johnson (cjohnson cniweb net) (1 replies)
Re: Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Dec 12 2006 08:05PM
Razvan Cosma (razvan cosma catv telemach ro)
Re: Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Dec 03 2006 02:57AM
hwertz voltron homelinux org (1 replies)
RE: Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Dec 02 2006 07:08PM
terry (tvernon24 comcast net) (1 replies)
Re: Selecting OS for High-availability/mission-critical web portal Dec 03 2006 10:43PM
Vishal (vishal gnutech gmail com)


 

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