CentOS Review

You can do a lot on the command line. I would like it to be more intuitive.


What is most valuable?

  • Command Line
  • Cost
  • Ease of maintenance

With Linux, you can do a lot on the command line. Once a Linux server has been built, it tends to be stable with no performance leakage.

How has it helped my organization?

  • Scalability
  • Security
  • Performance

What needs improvement?

I would like it to be more intuitive. There could be better help facilities. However, I guess the GUI can be fairly intuitive.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I did not encounter any issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I did not encounter any issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

I would rate the level of technical as OK.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We uses Windows before.

How was the initial setup?

The setup was complex initially. However, once we overcame the steep learning curve, it was a lot easier.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This solution is much more cost effective than Windows and the Open Source options.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Sun and Ubantu.

What other advice do I have?

You need to have a command line skill set.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

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**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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