[CentOS] EL 6 rollout strategies? (Scientific Linux)

Fri May 6 19:52:44 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 5/6/2011 1:44 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> But the real question is, do you want to use EL6.  I personally would
> only roll out testing stuff on EL 6 at this point (be it SL 6.0, Oracle
> UBL 6.0, RHEL 6.0, etc.).  CentOS 5 still has 3 years of normal support
> before its retirement date, and is much more mature at this point (IMHO).

In this business, mature is a synonym for ancient.  But the bigger issue 
is that 3 years out may not cover the lifespan of a newly deployed 
server that you'd really like to keep running with nothing more 
complicated than 'yum update'.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com