Ways to promote FreeBSD?
ayoung at mosaicarchive.com
Sat Apr 28 13:38:30 UTC 2012
> Andy Young <ayoung at mosaicarchive.com> wrote:
>> After using Linux for almost 15 years, I only recently started using
>> FreeBSD. I own an internet startup and was looking for a solution for
>> implementing large-scale storage servers. In my research I found ZFS and
>> subsequently found FreeBSD. As I learned more about it, I was incredibly
>> impressed. There are so many elements of FreeBSD that I love,
> Can you name a few?
Zfs, jails, and ip aliases are the first that come to mind. I also really like the defaults concept of the config file layout.
>> completely ditched Linux and am deploying FreeBSD exclusively on my
>> company's server infrastructure.
> It would be interesting to read about your infrastructure, the reasons
> why you found FreeBSD to be a better fit than what you used before,
> challenges during deployment and migration, any resulting
> performance/maintenance improvements, etc.
> A short article or a blog post with the above maybe?
Sounds like a good idea.
>> I can't help wonder why I hadn't heard all
>> about it before. Sure, I knew the name, but I had never seen it in use,
>> either in college or in over ten years as a software developer since then.
>> In contrast Linux is everywhere! Even though there are so many applications
>> where FreeBSD seems to be a better or at least more mature solution.
>> What are the current efforts to promote and educate people on FreeBSD? I'd
>> love to help spread the word.
> (Adding freebsd-advocacy@ to CC).
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