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On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 11:52:15AM -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Jul 2004 10:55:56 -0400
> "Timothy M. Lyons" <lyons at> wrote:
> > We're contemplating making an enterprise switch to SuSE from RHEL and
> > I'm looking to see if anyone on the list has any feedback/opinion
> > either way.
> I would be very interested for you to post your experiences after you
> have used SLES for a while, so you can describe, not only why you
> switched, but if you felt it was a good move. maybe in 3 or 4 months. 

We switched from RH to SLES just about the time that RH was
announcing the Fedora/Enterprise split.

The requirements were for a distribution directly supported by
Oracle. At the time, the choices were RH, SLES, and those evil
bastards in Utah.

We've been reasonably happy with it. I wouldn't call SuSE's
support top-rate, and the Debian user community is about fifty
times as active and helpful, but it gets the job done, issues
security patches in a timely manner and Oracle runs quite


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