[theforum] server migration

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Mon Nov 10 15:25:27 CST 2008

Jeremy Weiss wrote:
> adrinux wrote:
>> New server comes with CentOS but sysadmin team want either Debian or
>> preferably an Ubuntu LTS release on the new server.
> Just courious, why not just stick with CentOS or Redhat? Not trying to start
> a debate or anything, just wondering what the reasoning is.

The current server runs Debian Sarge, so migrating to Debian Etch or
Ubuntu Hardy would be much, much easier than migrating to CentOS 4 or 5.
 A migration to Red Hat (not Redhat, sorry, pet peeve of mine) would
cost money over time in RHN subscription fees.


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