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OSNews: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server 3.0 Review

Dec 12, 2003, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Richter)

"When I volunteered to do this review I quickly realized that I was asked to review 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server' and not just 'Red Hat Linux'. Then panic set in. How different was this going to be from regular old Red Hat that I've used and relied on for years? Is this going to be a whole new Red Hat with a whole bunch of advanced features that I wouldn't be able to talk about either because I missed them or because I'm not qualified?

"Well I realized during my first installation that this simply was not the case. In fact throughout the entire process I felt entirely at home with RHELAS (wow that acronym was a handful). While there is plenty of cool stuff to talk about in this release, I am going to limit the scope of what I'm going to talk about to just relevant issues new to RHEL and issues relating directly to server installations of this product (scalability performance). If you (the reader) is already familiar with recent Red Hat releases or Fedora, then much of this may not be news to you..."

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