Rentech HFT says UNIX so lets look at open source FreeBSD

(Last Updated On: April 2, 2016)

Rentech HFT says UNIX so lets look at open source FreeBSD

After studying jobs at RenTech, they want UNIX specific experience not Linux. So that got me thinking, what UNIX could they be referring to? If it was open source, there are really only 2 options of FreeBSD and OpenBSD. It seems FreeBSD is the more popular one:

Linux vs BSD, the difference? Free or OpenBSD? from BSD

http://www.opensourceunix.com/

Other options:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_BSD_operating_systems

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The difference but generally Linux is bloatware if you are wanting stripped down performance for something like a high speed trading environment

Desktop option if you want

Install on VirtualBox

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