Redhat or Solaris

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Redhat or Solaris

Postby imran_vu » Thu May 18, 2006 9:59 am


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Redhat or Solaris

Postby AsadRasheed » Thu May 18, 2006 10:13 am

Dear imran_vu ,

Both of them are popular , in specific field .

Redhat is linux based distro , and solaris is bsd based ,
btw you can google for more details :) .

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Postby fawad » Thu May 18, 2006 9:35 pm

Slight Correction: Solaris used to be based on BSD. It's been SVR4 based for quite some time now.

Back to the original question, Solaris is popular due to inertia. A huge number of Solaris shops have migrated to Linux (Redhat/SuSE) and more are doing so every day.

Solaris 10 has a number of killer features (my favorite being dtrace), and provides a reasonably simple way to get up and running with Solaris without having to mess with the rather nasty stock Solaris installer.

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Postby kashif » Fri May 19, 2006 4:58 pm

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