Compare CentOS vs. openSUSE Leap

CentOS is ranked 5th in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 1 review while openSUSE Leap is ranked 9th in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 1 review. CentOS is rated 10.0, while openSUSE Leap is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of CentOS writes "It allows us to freely use and test open-source technologies and solutions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of openSUSE Leap writes "A stable solution with reasonable support for a non-paid licence". CentOS is most compared with SUSE Linux Enterprise, Oracle Linux and Windows Server, whereas openSUSE Leap is most compared with Ubuntu Linux, CentOS and SUSE Linux Enterprise.
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It has minimal updates compared to other distributions.

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Stable - it just runs without the necessity to reboot.

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They could build more options into the wizard.

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Somehow the change from OS12.x via 13.x to Leap was a bit bumpy and some old issues seemed to reappear.

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CentOS Linux provides a free and open source computing platform to anyone who wishes to use it. CentOS Linux releases are built from publicly available open source source code provided by Red Hat, Inc for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

openSUSE Leap is a brand new way of building openSUSE and is new type of hybrid Linux distribution. Leap uses source from SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE), which gives Leap a level of stability unmatched by other Linux distributions, and combines that with community developments to give users, developers and sysadmins the best stable Linux experience available. Contributor and enterprise efforts for Leap bridge a gap between matured packages and newer packages found in openSUSE’s other distribution Tumbleweed.

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