[CentOS] Difference between CentOS Linux and CentOS Stream

Tue Jul 20 15:30:19 UTC 2021
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 7/20/21 10:03 AM, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> Le 19/07/2021 à 21:38, Johnny Hughes a écrit :
>> Yes, some items, if you really need 10 years, would require Alma or
>> Rocky or Oracle if you don't want to pay for RHEL.
> Low risk updates over a ten year support cycle are the number one reason we've
> all been using "classic" CentOS in the first place.

I have been there for the same reason solely. Switching to "rolling 
release" style distribution (Like Debian and clones, or FreeBSD - the 
last is no Linux ;-) will occasionally require a but of work when some 
component steps up and does need a bit of config adjustment, but it pays 
off by smooth in-place upgrade (which I just did on one box from Debian 
9 "stretch" to Debian 10 "buster", and was doing FreeBSD upgrades same 
smoothly through multiple releases during last decade...)

Just my 2 cents.


Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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