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From Nico Kadel-Garcia <nka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Subversion 1.6.13 Released
Date Mon, 04 Oct 2010 11:46:53 GMT
2010/10/4 Thorsten Schöning <tschoening@am-soft.de>:
> Guten Tag Nico Kadel-Garcia,
> am Sonntag, 3. Oktober 2010 um 06:05 schrieben Sie:
>
>> Do you have some reason to want to do it under Windows, besides
>> personal familiarity?
>
> I for example just started with Windows and have Bugzilla and
> Subversion running on Windows integrated by using SCMBug. Windows
> binaries for subversion just make the life a bit easier. In my
> opinion it's no real solution to advise a virtual machine, there's a
> lot of overhead in running and supporting an linux for just one
> application. Patches, Backups etc. are just some.

There's real value in working with familiar tools, certainly. But for
a single purpose service, such as Subversion, it's possible to lock
down a single service device far more thoroughly, and have much better
control of when the system gets updated, backed up, etc. And the
filesystem performance of separate storage, such as NFS versus CIFS,
tends to be a lot better. CIFS 2 might address this: I've not had the
chance to try it.

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