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Re: PostgreSQL Linux Distro

From: Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>
To: Carel Combrink <s25291930(at)tuks(dot)co(dot)za>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL Linux Distro
Date: 2010-04-14 08:40:36
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On Wed, 2010-04-14 at 09:29 +0200, Carel Combrink wrote:
> What other   distros should I consider. It looks like it must be
> between CentOS, Fedora and RedHat Enterprise. 

Fedora is not a good option, unless you are willing to update your
server once a year. RHEL or CentOS is better in terms of long term

> Does these have updated (to the latest   release) repositories of the
> required software. 

Yes. RHEL 5.5 ships with PostgreSQL 8.4 (it was only 8.1 until that
release). Also, there are RPMs for RHEL/CentOS: 

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