[CentOS] Antwort: MegaRAID SAS 9280-24i4e -- Centos support.

Tue Dec 14 16:34:32 UTC 2010
Brunner, Brian T. <BBrunner at gai-tronics.com>

 >> Timo,
>> Its interesting, I am presently attending a conference in NYC and in
one of the tables I saw the redhat vendor.  
>>  My first question to them was " What do you think about centos",
they reply "You are using a distribution  
>>  without support and that is prompt to failure..." I don't think this
is an accurate statement is it? Anyway to  
>>  make the story short, they keep telling how bad centos is for our
datacenter and that I should consider  
>>  adopting redhat which is more "robust", offers "virtualization" and
nearly real-time support for its customers.  
>>  I didn't go the extra mile to ask for pricing but would appreciate
your input about what they said about centos.  
>>  Lisandro
CentOS == RedHat.
CentOS has every bug that RedHat has.
CentOS has every bug fix that RedHat has. 
When RedHat rolls out a new version (e.g. RHEL6.0) there is a lag of a
few months rolling out the CentOS release of the same version; for bug
fixes the lag is a few days.
So, the price of RedHat is money, the price for CentOS is patience.
The product sold by RedHat is support, the product 'sold by' CentOS is
The relative value of the two arises from your ability to support your

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