[CentOS-devel] First round of RHEL programs announced

Wed Feb 3 14:39:48 UTC 2021
Rich Bowen <rbowen at redhat.com>

On 1/29/21 6:09 PM, redbaronbrowser via CentOS-devel wrote:
> On Friday, January 29, 2021 4:58 PM, Mark Mielke <mark.mielke at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is why "Facebook" (as one example of scale in context for this
>> discussion) is using CentOS Stream, and not using RHEL.
> Is there any public interview that Facebook is using the latest Stream packages in production?

Here's the interview that we have published - 

> It seems to me that Facebook is doing it's own CI/CD tests and avoid regressions that would impact it.
> I'm willing to accept that Facebook is using select versions of packages from Stream.  I have a harder time believing they are using Stream the same way one of us would of running yum and expecting things to continue to work.

The folks on the above video are, I believe, here on this mailing list, 
so I won't presume to speak for them.

They'll also be presenting at tomorrow's Dojo - 
https://wiki.centos.org/Events/Dojo/FOSDEM2021 - and will likely have 
time for questions at the end of their session.

> Facebook is also probably retaining an internal vault of previous versions to allow them to revert.  Again, that is not the same as what is exposed to most of us.
> It would be nice to see whatever tests Facebook considers important contributed back into Stream's own CD/CI but so far I haven't gotten an answer as to when/if public access to updating the tests will be available.
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