The Best Linux Distribution

Check this presentation to business and technical people about Linux Distributions. There is an article outlining the same topics that can work as a transcript for this presentation.

The topics included are:

  • What makes a Linux distributions to be what it is
  • The ingredients for success and for market failure
  • Core technologies inside a distribution
  • Important points to consider when choosing “the best distribution”
  • What “support” is, its importance, and what customers should really look for when considering comercial support for a Linux distribution
  • High level comparation between Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in flavor, standards adherence and stability
  • Highlights on other non-comercial distributions as Fedora, OpenSUSE, Debian, Slackware etc, and the weak-ecosystem ones as Mandriva, Ubuntu, etc
  • Colorful details about how Linux distributions work with and package Open Source software
  • The new generation of “semi”-comercial distributions


Check also an interview I gave in a Linux World event right after presenting this: