How much money does centos need per year?

A 5 star hangout for overworked and underpaid system admins.
Post Reply
cgirl
Posts: 8
Joined: 2017/01/16 16:45:57

How much money does centos need per year?

Post by cgirl » 2017/01/16 17:06:13

I think centos should be faster, I would like to donate money to centos team. How much do your team need per year?

User avatar
TrevorH
Forum Moderator
Posts: 23636
Joined: 2009/09/24 10:40:56
Location: Brighton, UK

Re: How much money does centos need per year?

Post by TrevorH » 2017/01/16 17:13:10

About 3 years ago, Redhat took over CentOS and employed all the core devs to produce CentOS in the future. As far as I know, monetary donations are no longer accepted.
CentOS 5 died in March 2017 - migrate NOW!
Full time Geek, part time moderator. Use the FAQ Luke

cgirl
Posts: 8
Joined: 2017/01/16 16:45:57

Re: How much money does centos need per year?

Post by cgirl » 2017/01/17 02:39:43

That's not a good news, maybe redhat will cut down centos project in future.

diazou
Posts: 2
Joined: 2017/01/17 16:32:20
Contact:

Re: How much money does centos need per year?

Post by diazou » 2017/01/17 16:34:00

I follow CentOS since many years, i hope it will continue.... :(
Last edited by diazou on 2018/09/22 09:34:38, edited 6 times in total.

User avatar
TrevorH
Forum Moderator
Posts: 23636
Joined: 2009/09/24 10:40:56
Location: Brighton, UK

Re: How much money does centos need per year?

Post by TrevorH » 2017/01/17 17:10:35

Since the maintainers were doing the work in their spare time before that and now have permanent paying jobs devoted to maintaining CentOS, I suspect it's more stable now than it was before.
CentOS 5 died in March 2017 - migrate NOW!
Full time Geek, part time moderator. Use the FAQ Luke

diazou
Posts: 2
Joined: 2017/01/17 16:32:20
Contact:

Re: How much money does centos need per year?

Post by diazou » 2017/01/17 17:36:46

Yes it's more stable and i really thank you for your great work. :)

Dwerg01
Posts: 1
Joined: 2017/02/01 04:24:38

Re: How much money does centos need per year?

Post by Dwerg01 » 2017/02/01 05:44:20

The business reason CentOS is that CentOS goes to market with new features and the users do testing and use features in real world situations.
By the time the features get adopted into Red Hat they have been through bug fixes and can officially be supported for enterprise use.

CentOS (hopefully) FOREVER!

stevemowbray
Posts: 392
Joined: 2012/06/26 14:20:47

Re: How much money does centos need per year?

Post by stevemowbray » 2017/02/02 11:07:06

That would be Fedora you're thinking of. That is the distribution with newer features, some of which are adopted by Red Hat later.

CentOS has exactly the same features as the version of Red Hat it's based on.

CarlRestor
Posts: 19
Joined: 2017/10/31 16:48:13

Re: How much money does centos need per year?

Post by CarlRestor » 2017/11/29 13:54:44

diazou wrote:I follow CentOS since many years, i hope it will continue... :(
i hope that centos will continue too. :cry:
"Username" T. - Always Preferred

Post Reply