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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 – possibly more than 1/10th the cost of a Microsoft solution. So most of the “Lower 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. …
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I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.