Novell SLES9 vs Microsoft Win2k3 in a Windows Network
by Gsurface on 23 Oct 2004
“With Novell’s recent release of their SLES9 server (Suse #Linux Enterprise Server), I decided to compare their new offering against Microsoft’s Windows 2003 Server (Enterprise Edition) in a Windows based network environment. Can SLES9 be a viable server solution as an answer to using a Windows 2003 Server?
As you can see, Novell’s SLES9 is a very worthy contender to Microsoft’s Win2k3 Server in a Windows environment. Not only does SLES9 perform better on the same hardware, but it costs less â possibly more than 1/10th the cost of a Microsoft solution. So most of the âLower Cost of Ownershipâ? talk coming out of Redmond is either just plain false, or they think people cannot comprehend anything relating to computers that is not a Microsoft Solution. ….” read the complete review HERE