Which Linux Server Distribution?

April 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Roberto Galoppini 

We have tried to provide a general guide to choose a Linux (server) distribution, gathering information about both Linux distro built by volunteers (eg.: Debian) and by vendors (Canonical, SUSE, Oracle, Red Hat, and others).

The document – at the moment available only in Italian – is organized as follows:

Linux: a trademark, a kernel, many distributions – some historical background on Linux name and its trademark, and how an elementary kernel in about 20 years gave birth to over 300 distributions.

Who does write Linux, Linus Torvalds? – an overview of who contributes to the development of Linux, , in order to better understand the quality and quantity of contributions made by various players. Read more