[CentOS] redhat vs centos

Tue Nov 1 20:36:20 UTC 2011
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

On 01/11/11 18:27, Bob Hoffman wrote:
> David Miller wrote
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> You can go with the self support option. Seeing you are willing to go with CentOS as long
> as there are timely updates. That tells me you dont really care about getting "support" from
>    the vendor. You can pick up workstation self support for $50 and server for $350 a year.
>    That means you will get all the updates but just can't call or open tickets with Redhat.
>    The limitations imposed by Redhat for "Support" they will provide are artificial.
>    Although Redhat says it will only support 2 sockets and x amount of virtual guests you can still do it.
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>   From what I saw on the redhat site they have also taken away that
> support/subscription model.
> They have standard support as minimum, for me it would be 4,000+ or more
> for my 2 little non-commercial servers...forget it.

First option, Desktop Self-support Subscription (1 year) $49:


First option, Server Self-support Subscription (1 year) $349


A 2 socket virtualization platform is $1,999 giving unlimited virtual