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How Dell Migrated from SUSE Linux to Oracle Linux

Jan 26, 2012, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Switching the underlying operating system on a single server is not trivial. Neither is dealing with the related conversion and compatibility issues. Imagine what's involved in switching the operating system on thousands of servers spread globally across an enterprise, like Dell just did. If you'd like to download software, participate in forums, and get access to other technical how-to goodies in addition to content like this, become an OTN member. No spam! In June of 2010, Dell made the decision to migrate 1,700 systems from SUSE Linux to Oracle Linux, while leaving the hardware and application layers unchanged.

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