Ok im sold to linux
Daniel da Veiga wrote:
> On 5/11/06, Petr Vileta <petr@stripped> wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jangita" <jangita@stripped>
>> To: <win32@stripped>
>> Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 2:10 PM
>> Subject: Windows of Linux
>> > Hello all,
>> > Im about to start a service that will be doing about 50 transactions
>> a day
>> > so will grow to quite a large size.
>> > i was wondering without considering network security, which backend
>> > be the best? windows or linux - we have 500 different clients who
>> > all connect at the same time, in addition to the sheer size the
>> > will grow to...
>> I'm Windows user but for production mysql server I recommend Linux. It is
>> more stable then Windows and require cheaper hardware for the same
>> power. And last but not least - Linux do not know what is the virus :-)
>> Petr Vileta, Czech republic
> I agree with Petr, Windows is not so bad (I'm a Linux user and a
> Windows gamer) but can't be considered (and I tried all versions)
> stable enough for a production environment (IMHO, please no flames as
> I'm not saying this because I hate Microsoft or anything, its just MY
> SINGLE experience in many computing labs).
> I have a Pentium 100 with 48MB of RAM running Linux and mirroring a
> production server with 5 giant databases and thousands of daily
> queries. Can Windows do that?
> Anyway, MySQL is so portable that for many years I developed and
> tested applications at Windows and then ported it with NO EFFORT at
> all to my production Linux server, and even have run a Windows server
> for a few months, MySQL is pretty stable and any problems should come
> from the OS, so, stick with what you think is more stable and less
> likely to error out.