Josh's Blog: Why Gentoo is a Great Server Distribution (A Rebuttal)
Jan 30, 2007, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
"Some history: I've been using Linux since 1998, when a friend
of mine showed me RedHat 5.0. I was instantly hooked, and over the
years I've spent a lot of time using various flavors of Linux and
other Open Source tools. For the past 6 years or so, it's been my
job to administer Linux systems. I've used various distributions
for this task: RedHat, Fedora, Debian, and Gentoo.
"When I read Why Gentoo Shouldn't be on Your Server, I felt
Gentoo was getting a bad rap. I'm currently using Gentoo on a
number of production servers for a fairly heavily-used website.
Gentoo has simplified my administration tasks greatly, and allowed
me the flexibility I need to build the best possible set of systems
to handle the job at hand..."