[alpine-devel] Stable and Secure Distribution Supporting Xen
I'm choosing between Unix-based operating systems that support Xen.
My criteria are the following:
- Compatibility: I want to use this OS on a various set of commonly
used hardware. I have restricted the CPU instruction set scope to
x86_64, but there are a vast range of graphics cards out there.
- Stability: The packages and kernel used must be stable versions.
Many main distributions such as Debian and RedHat follow his
- Xen Stability: Stable Xen support is necessary
With these criteria in mind I have reached to the following
distributions: NetBSD, Alpine Linux, FreeBSD, Debian and CentOS. I
am currently using Alpine Linux which claims that it is designed
with security in mind, however my recent Experience with it showed
Received on Tue May 21 2013 - 10:08:39 UTC