[CentOS] reasons for using CentOS in business environments

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Thu Nov 29 10:40:57 UTC 2007


Rogelio wrote:
> My apologies if this question has been previously answered, but could
> anyone here provide me with resources that I might use to help build a
> case for exclusively using CentOS in an enterprise environment?
> (Approximately 200 servers)

[...]

> Reasons thus far I've come up with include:
> 
> --free *and* "fully" (at least, in my experience) compatible with RHEL
> --fairly stable (I don't have problems unless I start mixing repos)
> --yum packages (almost as cool as Debian! Ok, I'm biased...or maybe I
> don't know how to properly use yum?)

I've done an introductory presentation of CentOS at Fosdem last year
(and at some other places), in which I covered some of the reasoning why
you should use CentOS/RHEL.

<http://wiki.centos.org/Events/Fosdem2007?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=fosdem2007.tar.gz>

Maybe that helps a bit.

Cheers,

Ralph
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