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BoB Woodraska
User
Systems Engineer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 17 2017

What is most valuable?

The beauty of Ansible.

How has it helped my organization?

There is some overhead in setting up the initial playbooks, but it now takes less time to set up 10 servers than it did to configure one in the... more»

What needs improvement?

Because Ansible is establishing SSH sessions to perform tasks, there is a limit on scalability. Speed and the sheer number of open connections... more»

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

Although Red Hat has an enterprise add-on to manage Ansible through a web application and offers commercial support, I have not used it. Like... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Manual configuration and "Golden" templates for virtual machines were used. The former is tricky to maintain consistency with. The latter seemed... more»
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Aditya Lad
Real User
Software Engineer at a security firm with 10,001+ employees
Mar 11 2018

What is most valuable?

The GUI for network adapters and built-in tools provided by RHEL, such as the Mozilla browser, have been valuable. Since they come built-in, it... more»

What needs improvement?

Improvements are necessary to stay in the market and face the competition. I really think that the upgrade policies between the major versions,... more»

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

The pricing is a bit on the expensive side, mainly because of the support they provide. However, it is quite affordable if you are an... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

No, we did not use a previous solution. We knew about Red Hat from our inception. It was a pretty well-known enterprise platform.

What other advice do I have??

I have worked on a few Linux platforms, but Red Hat is a different experience. Due to its stability, it makes an excellent choice. It’s... more»

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Red Hat Questions

Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jul 26 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Amazon AWS vs OpenShift. One user says about Amazon AWS, "It improves the speed for us to access vendors, etc."  Another user says about OpenShift, "There is no need to worry about service since Red Hat does it for us."In your... more»
Shivali AhujaAs per my personal experience, AWS is a very scalable Platform as a Service... more»
Bahaa FaroukI would second Shivali mentioned that AWS is more scalable PaaS and it terms... more»
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jul 26 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Oracle Linux vs RHEL. One user says about Oracle Linux, "We have no downtime for OS upgrades, hence customer production isn't affected, and we have no security breaches and higher performance of Oracle stack software due to its usage... more»
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jul 06 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is LizardFS vs Red Hat Ceph Storage. One user says about Red Hat CEPH Storage, "The ability to provide block storage and object storage from the same storage cluster is very valuable for us."Another user says about LizardFS, "LizardFS... more»
Ellard Roush“Software-defined storage (SDS) is a computer program that manages data... more»
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jul 04 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is OpenShift vs Oracle Java Cloud Service. Which would you recommend and why?  Thanks! --Rhea
Principal658I think this comparison is apples and oranges. OpenShift is orchestration of... more»
NiteshKumarOpenShift is far more competent than Oracle Java Cloud, as is robust,... more»
Fahd Mirza ChughtaiWell, at the moment, if you are dealing in Dockers, then OpenShift and if... more»
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Apr 10 2018
Which solution would you recommend, Storpool or Red Hat Ceph? Why would you choose one solution over the other?  Thanks!
Naran McClungFrom a mate of mine who’s closer these technologies - pasted... more»
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Apr 03 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Oracle Linux vs RHEL. One user says about Oracle Linux, "Compared to RHEL, it is much easier to install, configure, and run Oracle Database and Grid Infrastructure." According to another user, "Red Hat has improved the mission... more»
Leonel BaltodanoRHEL is my suggested choice. You can use ASM and cluster add-on to enhance... more»
Nishith VyasConsidering real world scenario, I'm working with CentOS which is a clone of... more»

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