[arch-general] Arch as a web server

gt static.vortex at gmx.com
Tue Jun 19 10:14:06 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 12:08:02PM +0200, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
> On 06/19/2012 11:56 AM, Arno Gaboury wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I plan to settle in the comimg months a web server to deliver many
> > services to the trading community (I am myself a trader).
> >
> > I daily use Arch as my system on my home box, and I must admit I am
> > very satisfied by its strength and its very active and deep involved
> > community. My plan is to first train building the website on a VM
> > server, then go to a remote dedicated server.
> >
> > Can you please give me some pro/against reasons for using Debian
> > distro rather than Archlinux as a web server? Is there any provider
> > offering Arch distro, as it seems it is hard, near impossible, to find
> > one.
> >
> > TY for your advises.
> I've been running an Arch web server for 3 years and there are
> absolutely no problems.

Can you please elaborate how you manage the regular updates, especially
kernel, udev, glibc etc. Do you hold back the upgrades to packages which
require a restart?

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