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snipets:solaris:distro-comparison

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Distribution Comparison

I'm currently using OpenIndiana but I am on the lookout for a possible repalcement, I like OpenIndiana but it's good to keep your mind open for other things. I've switched Linux distributions countless times so Solaris will be no different.

The opinions about these expressed here are my personal opinions! If you don't like em, send constructive criticism, else go to /dev/null!

Legend

Y yes
N no
#/10 score out of 10, where 1 is bad and 10 is good

Dataset

name usage active KVM Zones installer documentation remarks
OpenIndiana servers and desktops 7/101) Y2) IPKG,s10,sn1 8/10 7/103)
SmartOS virtualization
OmniOS servers
DilOS servers
NexentaStor storage
1)
Updated every few months, website not update frequently so you have to look on the mirrors for the iso's.
2)
As of 151a5 still horribly broken.
3)
Most Solaris 10 stuff applies, wiki has limited documentation.
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