“Is a cursory look at the CentOS LIVE CD worth every penny?”
The review in question in this case is one for CentOS 5. Or, I should say, it is a review for the CentOS 5 LiveCD that proclaims to be a review for the enterprise release of CentOS. It’s an important distinction to make and, if you’re trying to catch a break as a Linux review site, you should probably know the difference before your fingers hit the keys to type out a headline.
Now, back to what I said about knowing the difference. The CentOS 5 DVD is something we’ve touched upon here at SearchEnterpriseLinux.com a number of times in the past, more recently for a series of Linux support articles where CentOS was featured thanks to its update sans subscription support model (which we compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5). We spoke with enterprise level customers doing enterprise level things in their enterprise level data centers, and they provided us with real world examples of how this OS was helping keep their businesses running.