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Novell, Free SLES While the Fire is Hot

Oct 18, 2008, 16:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)

[ Thanks to Jason Perlow for this link. ]

"Look, I like openSUSE. A lot. I fought to get SuSE Linux Professional released into Open Source when the idea wasn't even a twinkle in Novell's eye. I run openSUSE on several of my personal systems, and I have it virtualized up the ying-yang on VMWare ESX 3i. And while openSUSE is stable, it's not optimized for server use, it's more of a end-user/developer OS, even though it could be "purposed" as a server and I frequently do this myself. However, openSUSE's 2-year support cycle makes it viable as a server only for the most agile software development shops."

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