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Posted by Eleven2 Hosting, 05-14-2012, 07:07 PM
I see BetterLinux - the software apparently developed by Bluehost is going to be launched soon? http://www.hostingcon.com/account/exhibitors/view/376 Does anyone know much about this?

Posted by UNIXy, 05-14-2012, 08:01 PM
It reads like they're going after CloudLinux. I have a feeling they're going to leverage cgroups. If this turns out to be the case, CL will wake up to a new competitor. I've always wondered why CL hasn't switched to cgroups already... Regards

Posted by cloudrck, 05-14-2012, 08:15 PM
In my opinion, I wouldn't call it a competitor just yet. It hasn't been released yet, has zero market share, and doesn't integrate with current software as CloudLinux does. I would call it potential competition.

Posted by marcosv, 05-14-2012, 08:16 PM
It really will be a major competitor to Cloud Linux. Let's wait and see its release.

Posted by Server Management, 05-14-2012, 08:54 PM
It will likely integrate nicely as I assume Bluehost will use it on their own servers when you have a large number of servers such as them simply building your own solution works out better in the long run than actually using a 3rd party provider

Posted by net, 05-14-2012, 09:43 PM
Looks like their site is down.

Posted by iseletsk, 05-15-2012, 01:45 PM
Just in case: CL6 is based on cgroups where possible. CL5 (2.6.18 kernel) is not. And competition is always good.

Posted by Simplex-Ed, 05-15-2012, 01:49 PM
CloudLinux will blow everything else out of the water for now... I'm doubtful cPanel will drop official integration/support for CL any time soon. CL are easily the pioneers with this sort of technology...

Posted by cenourinha, 05-16-2012, 06:49 AM
Their website is still down and i can't find more information about BetterLinux. Anyway, as @iseletsk said... competition is always good

Posted by krizag, 05-16-2012, 07:38 AM
Its still down... Lets wait and see.



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