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Old 02-28-2006, 08:27 PM   #1
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need help choosing operating system


I need some help in choosing which operating system to use for

My developer usually uses RedHat and did not know which one to choose and suggested I post here.

here are my choices:

Centos Enterprise Linux 3.6
Centos Enterprise Linux 3.6-64bit
Centos Enterprise Linux 4.2
Centos Enterprise Linux 4.2-64bit
Fedora Core 2
Fedora Core 2-64bit
Fedora Core 3
Fedora Core 3-64bit
Fedora Core 4
Fedora Core 4-64bit
FreeBSD 4.11
FreeBSD 5.4
Windows Std 2003
Windows Web 2003

I've only had my site for a month and due to an overwhelming amount of member registration I have been forced to seek a dedicated server. However I have no idea which operating system to use from the image above. Will someone please give me some insight?

Thanks in advance!
Old 02-28-2006, 08:32 PM   #2
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I know that is hosted by RedHat Enterprise Linux Servers, which are highly reliable. If you know alot about BSD, I would probably go with FreeBSD since its by ran on alot of highly production critical servers.
Old 02-28-2006, 11:14 PM   #3
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I was told that Centos is RedHat. Can anyone confirm this?
Old 02-28-2006, 11:22 PM   #4
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It's only a free clone from the Enterprise version. So it's not supported or maintained by Redhat (if that's what you mean).

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