|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
Re: Re: OT: Switching Sidesby woolfy (Hermit)
|on Nov 30, 2003 at 21:49 UTC||Need Help??|
"The best"? For which values of "best"? As for 'easiest to use', that's not really my experience.
For my value of best. Please, if you disagree, make a poll about it, and/or tell everyone what you like instead of Linux, Apache, MySQL and Perl.
I gave my opinion: I have worked with several Windows versions and hate(d) it. I have worked with Solaris and liked Linux much better. We had one client with a BSD server and it caused us a lot of trouble. Maybe BSD is better in your eyes, maybe something else. Maybe you make Abinux and maybe I'll like it best.
Yeah, and multiple versions of libc, toolsets, applications, etc, etc, all slightly not compatible with each other. Each time when I want to install a single application and I've to upgrade an entire forest of dependencies just to get it up and running makes me grumble at Linux again.
That must be painful. I'm trying to imagine your life, surrounded with a lot of software. Ouch.
Until you start caring about your data.
Really really seldom had trouble with MySQL. But of course, our databases hardly ever were larger than 100.000 records, and we hardly ever had more visitors on such a database than 10,000 per hour. Problems only arose when we or one of our programers made a stupid mistake. Our early investment in a NetApp really paid off: snapshots are soooo nice.
Except for tasks where other languages are more appropriate.
Like? And even then, so what?