RIP - CentOS

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RIP - CentOS

Postby phoenix » Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:16 am

I know this is probably a bit early in the cycle but I wonder what Zimbra is going to do with CentOS support. There are a some interesting projects that state they will build a RHEL binary compatible release, they should be what CentOS is now so will they/should they be supported in the future?

According to the announcement, CentOS will be supported until December 2010 so no immediate change(s) for me, here are the current possible alternatives:

https://rockylinux.org/

https://blog.cloudlinux.com/announcing- ... cloudlinux


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Re: RIP - CentOS

Postby Klug » Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:13 pm

Bill, you're forgetting Oracle Linux.

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Re: RIP - CentOS

Postby axslingr » Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:07 pm

I'm planning on riding CentOS 7 out as long as I can, provided support actually lasts to 2024.
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Re: RIP - CentOS

Postby phoenix » Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:06 pm

Klug wrote:Bill, you're forgetting Oracle Linux.

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No, I didn't forget Oracle I just don't like Oracle and I have tried their version of Linux and I always seem to have problems with it but that's probably just me.
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Re: RIP - CentOS

Postby milauria » Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:36 pm

But If I read the Centos Stream announcement I understand that Centos will remain as opensource Linux OS ... or not ? Seems that they are changing the product lifecycle and how they deploy the "versions" ... or is it becoming not really usable for production platforms?
I really hope it is not going away as Centos is the only Linux I know and never betrayed me performing (and updating) reliably!
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Re: RIP - CentOS

Postby phoenix » Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:56 am

Support for CentOS as you know it will end in 2021, it will be replaced by CentOS Stream which is an 'upstream' build for RHEL - not necessarily good for a production server. There will be no other versions of CentOS from RHEL but, as I mentioned, ther are other replacemts coming in the future.
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