What's the best Linux server for you?
Mar 12, 2012, 18:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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When it comes to clothes, I'm a normal guy. I just want
to walk into a store, grab something that fits, buy it (What, try
it on? Are you kidding!?), and head home. Well, that's what I want
to do. I've learned over the years that just because something
should fit doesn't mean that it will fit. It's the same with Linux
servers. Sure, they're all built on the same code base and can run
the same applications, but one may fit you perfectly while another
may make you look like a clown.
So, how can you tell which is which? Well, let's start with that
basic question you should bring to any computing decision: "What is
it that you really want to do?