FreeBSD: It’s What Your Server Wants

I’ll admit it. I’m in love with FreeBSD.FreeBSD is a Unix operating system that runs especially well on generic Intel-compatible hardware.FreeBSD doesn’t do anything special. In fact, anything I can do on my favorite OS, you can do on yours. So, what’s so great about FreeBSD? It just works. In fact, it always works. It never stops working. After using FreeBSD on all my web servers for the past 6 years, I really appreciate how little time I spend in the server room, messing with system configurations, plugging security holes, running out of system resources, and buying new hardware just to serve up a bunch of web sites.
So here is my list of reasons why you, too, should switch your servers to FreeBSD.

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  1. says

    Nice find. Written by someone who knows.

    Stability, check. Ports, check. But, I would have included documentation in that list. Both the

    FreeBSD man pages and the Handbook are great and documentation is always in my list of FreeBSD highlights.

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