Ubuntu Linux Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Assistant Vice President - (Unix) at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 22 2016

What is most valuable?

Zones and resource allocation through capping and project is my favourite feature. Lately, I have been using ZFS and I absolutely love it, but I didn't get much of a chance to explore it fully in a production environment.

How has it helped my organization?

This product performed wonderfully with my banking client, where I participated in implementation of virtualization through Solaris zones and then capping CPUs. We integrated zones with VCS clusters. It provided unmatchable stability, high... more»

What needs improvement?

I believe it's a great product and its latest versions are also really good. However, I believe Oracle is not utilising its full potential by restricting it best performance with Oracle hardware. Even though it can be run on SPARC, as well as... more»
Real User
Software Development Manager
Jul 30 2018

What do you think of Oracle Linux?

Primary Use Case We are using the firewall for intrusion prevention, and it has performed well. • Improvements to My Organization It prevents intrusions. It does what it says it will do quite accurately. • Valuable Features It does intrusion protection. • Room for Improvement It does not have any reporting on attempted intrusions. • Use of Solution More than five years. • Stability Issues It is perfectly stable; no downtime. • Scalability Issues We have scaled it. It is sufficient to meet our needs. • Customer Service and Technical Support I have not used technical support. • Previous Solutions We were not previously using another solution. • Initial Setup The initial setup was a bit complicated, as there are a lot of pieces that you have to...
Red Hat
Real User
Principle consultant at Active Data Consulting Services Pty Ltd
Jul 05 2017

What is most valuable?

Absolutely rock solid performance, security, stability and reliability, essential features for a business that needs to mission critical applications in a 24 x 7 environment. Plethora of useful tools and services that just make getting the job done a lot less time consuming.

How has it helped my organization?

RedHat Enterprise Linux has been running mission critical systems in my organization now for nearly 8 years, in a 24 x 7 environment. During this time we have never, ever had any of our servers fail to function as needed. Red Hat Linux has given us five nines (99.999%) uptime for years.

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