|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] Re: FreeBSD vs gnu/Linux Debian ,Suse Speed, stability, Instalation Problems and|
> > Stability: We reboot our Linux servers roughly monthly. Most of ourYou are spot on. The admin in charge of those machines keeps them up to
> > FreeBSD machines have uptimes of over a year.
> But I have to disagree here. I have two Linux servers with uptime of
> more than two years (One of then still running an ancient Mandrake
> 9.0). It really doesn't show anything (except that both FreeBSD and
> Linux are stable).
> To OP: If you go with Linux and your hardware can run with kernel 2.4,
> I recommend to use it instead of 2.6. 2.4 has shown to be much more
> robust and stable. I assume those machines Nigel has to reboot once a
> month are running 2.6 kernel.
date, copping all the latest bugs as he goes...
You really can't go wrong with whatever OS you choose. It's all to do with:
What you're comfortable with
What your boss allows you to use
What your company has support people for.