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Amazon Linux vs Fedora: What are the differences?

Amazon Linux: The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon EC2. The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2); Fedora: Operating system based on the Linux kernel, developed by the community-supported Fedora Project. Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage form. Fedora is the largest of many free software creations of the Fedora Project. Because of its predominance, the word "Fedora" is often used interchangeably to mean both the Fedora Project and the Fedora operating system.

Amazon Linux and Fedora can be primarily classified as "Operating Systems" tools.

Real Softservice, Privia, and Power Challenge AB are some of the popular companies that use Fedora, whereas Amazon Linux is used by Advance.Careers, INTI, and Facilita.tech. Fedora has a broader approval, being mentioned in 12 company stacks & 21 developers stacks; compared to Amazon Linux, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 23 developer stacks.

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Pros of Amazon Linux
Pros of Fedora
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    • 17
      Great for developers
    • 8
      Represents the future of rhel/centos
    • 8
      Good release schedule
    • 7
      Great integration with system tools
    • 6
      Reliable
    • 5
      Fast
    • 4
      Docker integration
    • 3
      Has SeLinux
    • 2
      Python distribution
    • 2
      Updated with Bleeding-edge software
    • 2
      Complies with International Standard
    • 2
      Awesome community
    • 2
      Great for ops teams
    • 2
      Latest packages

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    Cons of Amazon Linux
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        Bugs get fixed slowly from kernel side
      • 1
        Systemd
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        Much less support from Wiki
      • 1
        Boring
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        Less packages in official repository
      • 1
        A bit complicated
      • 0
        Slightly difficult to install for beginners

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      What is Amazon Linux?

      The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).

      What is Fedora?

      Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage form. Fedora is the largest of many free software creations of the Fedora Project. Because of its predominance, the word "Fedora" is often used interchangeably to mean both the Fedora Project and the Fedora operating system.

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      What are some alternatives to Amazon Linux and Fedora?
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