[olug] Best distro for bleeding edge web server and best VPS
nate at prefork.net
Mon Nov 3 12:56:01 CST 2014
I'm not sure that running bleeding-edge software on a server is the best
idea, but you might check out Arch. The AUR seems to stay pretty up to
On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Kenton Brede <kbrede at gmail.com> wrote:
> Amazon's version of Linux on AWS allows for selecting different versions of
> packages, from their repository. You might want to spin up a box there and
> take a look. I don't know if all the packages are the "latest" but they've
> got newer packages than RHEL or CentOS, etc.
> Alternatively you can always point to other repositories like EPEL to get
> new packages. Or compile your own debs or rpms.
> On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 12:16 PM, T. J. Brumfield <enderandrew at gmail.com>
> > What distro is best at having the latest packages for Apache (or nginx),
> > PHP, MYSQL (or MariaDB), etc?
> > I've put together Fedora and Debian web servers in the past and both seem
> > to drag their feet when it comes to keeping up with the latest releases.
> > Also, I've noticed that InMotion is offering a really cheap VPS but I
> > haven't used them in the past. Has anyone here used them?
> > http://www.inmotionhosting.com/vps-hosting
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