Re: "Torn between two OS" - Solaris vs Linux
From: Urban Cowboy (cowboy_at_therange.com)
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2004 03:42:54 -0500
On Tue, 07 Dec 2004 16:06:41 -0500, Sarah Tanembaum wrote:
> How to choose either Solaris or Linux for General
> Computing(workstations) and Utility(Server-based) computing with the
> knowledge that Sun supports Linux, and there were talk about opening up
> Solaris source code to the opensource community.
> What's the +'es, and -'es between the two?
> Some that are stuck in my head such as:
> Technical Superiority?
> Ease of use?
> Adaptation to change?
> Hardware Requirements?
> Software availability?
> Who has better chance of survival and de-throning MS might?
> Would it be possible to merge best of Linux & Solaris into one standard
> Perhaps someone can add something else I forget to mention ...