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snipets:solaris:distro-comparison [2012/07/31 23:16]
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 ^ name                                        ^ usage                ^ active ​                                                                                                             ^ pkg mgnt ^ pkg selection ​                                                                                ^ KVM                                       ^ Zones      ^ installer ^ documentation ​                                                           ^ ^ name                                        ^ usage                ^ active ​                                                                                                             ^ pkg mgnt ^ pkg selection ​                                                                                ^ KVM                                       ^ Zones      ^ installer ^ documentation ​                                                           ^
-| [[http://​openindiana.org/​|OpenIndiana]] ​    | servers and desktops |  ​6/10((Updated every few months, website not update frequently so you have to look on the mirrors for the iso's.))  |   ​IPS ​   |                          5/10((OK for servers, poor for desktops.)) ​                          ​| ​ Y((As of 151a5 still horribly broken.)) ​ |  IPKG,​s10,​sn1 ​ |   ​8/​10 ​   |  7/10((Most Solaris 10 stuff applies, wiki has limited documentation.))  ​+| [[http://​openindiana.org/​|OpenIndiana]] ​    | servers and desktops |  ​3/10((Decreasing activity due to lead leaving.))  |   ​IPS ​   |                          5/10((OK for servers, poor for desktops.)) ​                          ​| ​ Y((As of 151a5 still horribly broken.)) ​ |  IPKG,​s10,​sn1 ​ |   ​8/​10 ​   |  7/10((Most Solaris 10 stuff applies, wiki has limited documentation.)) ​ | 
-| //I'm currently using this on my server, updates are slowish but there is activty so thats good. KVM is broken though and I can't fix it :s//                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ​||||||||+| [[http://​smartos.org/​|SmartOS]] ​            | hypervisor ​          ​| ​                                          ​10/​10((Roughtly every 2 weeks)) ​                                          ​| ​ pkgsrc ​ |  9/​10(([[http://​www.perkin.org.uk/​posts/​9000-packages-for-smartos-and-illumos.html|9000+]])) ​ |  Y                                         ​| ​ Sparse((Also know as Joyent branded zones.)),​LX((Experimental)),​KVM ​ |   ​10/​10 ​  ​| ​            ​8/​10((Wiki has all the essentials you'll need.)) ​            | 
-| [[http://​smartos.org/​|SmartOS]] ​            | hypervisor ​          ​| ​                                          ​10/​10((Roughtly every 2 weeks)) ​                                          ​| ​ pkgsrc ​ |  9/​10(([[http://​www.perkin.org.uk/​posts/​9000-packages-for-smartos-and-illumos.html|9000+]])) ​ |  Y                                         ​| ​ Sparse((Also know as Joyent branded zones.)),​KVM ​ |   ​10/​10 ​  ​| ​            ​8/​10((Wiki has all the essentials you'll need.)) ​            +| [[http://​omnios.omniti.com/​|OmniOS]] ​       | servers ​             |                                                      8/10((More or less monthly.)) ​                                                      ​| ​ IPS        |  7/10((Less packages but only aims at servers, sometimes slightly newer versions than OI.))                                                                                             ​| ​ Y                                         ​| ​ IPKG,​s10,​sn1 ​         |  8/10         ​|  ​6/10((Not much on there website, most OI documentation applies though.)) ​                                                                       | 
-| //Briefly played with this, does not fit my usage pattern but would love to play with this some more!// ​                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ​||||||||+| [[http://​www.dilos.org/​|DilOS]] ​            | servers ​             |  5/​10((Currently supported by one man, It very looks promising but I have doubts about the longevity :())                                                                                                          |  APT       ​| ​ 7/10                                                                                             ​| ​ Y                                         ​| ​ IPKG,​DPKG,​lx,​s10,​sn1 ​ |  4/10         ​|  ​5/10                                                                        |
-| [[http://​omnios.omniti.com/​|OmniOS]] ​       | servers ​             |                                                      8/10((More or less monthly.)) ​                                                      ​| ​ IPS        |  7/10((Less packages but only aims at servers, sometimes slightly newer versions than OI.))                                                                                             ​| ​ Y                                         ​| ​ IPKG,​s10,​sn1 ​         |  8/10         ​|  ​5/10((Not much on there website, most OI documentation applies though.)) ​                                                                       | +
-| [[http://​www.dilos.org/​|DilOS]] ​            | servers ​             |  5/​10((Currently supported by one man, It very looks promising but I have doubts about the longevity :())                                                                                                          |  APT       ​| ​ 7/10                                                                                             ​| ​ Y                                         ​| ​ IPKG,​DPKG,​lx,​s10,​sn1 ​ |  4/10         ​|  ​6/10                                                                        |+
  
 ===== Additional Notes ===== ===== Additional Notes =====
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 I really like what I'm seeing here. APT instead of IPS, lots of extra'​s like lx zone, kvm and kvm for non-ept... I really like what I'm seeing here. APT instead of IPS, lots of extra'​s like lx zone, kvm and kvm for non-ept...
-On the other hand, the installer is not very user friendly, I gave it a because it does more or less the bare minimum an installer should do.+On the other hand, the installer is not very user friendly, I gave it a because it does more or less the bare minimum an installer should do.
  
 However for now my concern is that it's development rests on one man. If he quits the project is dead. However for now my concern is that it's development rests on one man. If he quits the project is dead.
  
 Personally I would like to see large things of this merged to OI with a nice upgrade path. (APT, KVM, lx zone) Personally I would like to see large things of this merged to OI with a nice upgrade path. (APT, KVM, lx zone)
 +
 +Some smaller annoyances, doing a clean upgrade is not as streamlined as using IPS.
 +Going on my linux instinct I destroyed my first install :s
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