[OpenIndiana-discuss] OpenIndiana hosting advocating?

Eric D. Mudama edmudama at bounceswoosh.org
Fri Mar 25 17:37:13 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 25 at 19:53, Mark wrote:
>On 25/03/2011 12:53 p.m., Christopher Chan wrote:
>>On Friday, March 25, 2011 01:06 AM, Jesus Cea wrote:
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>>>When I check around for hosting services (I do it a lot, part of my job)
>>>I always check availability of Solaris like OSs. I must say that the
>>>result is sad.
>>Not withstanding available hosters, it should be kinda hard to find a
>>hoster when the/some devs are calling chaps who use OI in production
>>idiots and to wait for a stable release?
>Since that take casts me amongst the "idiots", I beleive it has 
>always been the case that a company adopts what it can best support.
>One end of that is windows, thru Linux to Solaris at the other extreme.
>Personally I'd rate the other end in the "idiot" category, but then 
>that is only my [expert] opinion and YMMV.
>When I find another way that can let me recover Tb of nfs and cifs 
>file systems from an OS rebuild, in under 60 minutes, then my opinion 
>might change. Until then, it is still the best ZFS platform I have 

My experience was similar.  I wanted ZFS for storage management.
Oracle wouldn't return my phone calls on support contract inquiries,
even though I tried for ~6 months.

Hence, OpenSolaris 2008.11 evolving into snv_134 then into
oi_147/oi_148 on the servers at work.


Eric D. Mudama
edmudama at bounceswoosh.org

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