[CentOS] Redhat vs centos vs ubuntu

Thu Nov 10 16:37:46 UTC 2011
Thomas Johansson <thomasj at isy.liu.se>

On 2011-11-10 17:07, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> Vreme: 11/10/2011 04:30 PM, Scott Robbins piše:
>> Well, Fedora is going to systemd, which seems more designed for
>> desktop/laptop users, where speed of a boot seems to be the most
>> important goal, so I suspect RH will get there too.
> systemd will be much much more once it is done.
>   From http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/systemd.html :
> A central part of a system that starts up and maintains services should
> be process babysitting: it should watch services. Restart them if they
> shut down. If they crash it should collect information about them, and
> keep it around for the administrator, and cross-link that information
> with what is available from crash dump systems such as abrt, and in
> logging systems like syslog or the audit system.

Compare systemd to Solaris Service Management Facility. Solaris SMF is a very nice and useful part of Solaris. 
A lot of similarities between systemd and SMF. Solaris is mainly a server OS.