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StartCom Delivers Free Enterprise Server

Sep 27, 2007, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Ferrill)

"The most recent release of StartCom Enterprise Linux is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 and provides all the base functionality you'll find in that distribution. That begs the question "why bother?" Freely available might be one good reason to start with. Free updates is another. If you're looking for a way to stand up a test server running a distribution intended for heavy duty enterprise applications this might just be your ticket. You might find it will do everything you need in the end.

"Installing StartCom from DVD is extremely simple. The process runs by itself after answering a few questions about where you want to install and what graphical interface you want. We did have a few issues with the GNOME installation on both an IBM x-series server and using VMware Workstation 6.0..."

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