I am looking for some expertise inputs based on you experience on choosing RHEL vs Windows server for Active Gates which will be used for Enterprise APM deployement (across multiple geography.)
Can you pl. provide some distinguishing pros and cons of each to weigh upon and key factors to consider.
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It is probably a matter of preference in your organization. The only difference is that some (new) features are not available for both platforms (private synthetic is afaik not available for Windows, but you need a dedicated activegate anyway).
For general usage - agent connectivity, memory dumps, vmware monitoring, etc.. it is just a matter of preference. If you have a windows only environment you probably would not want to use Linux and vice versa.
Currently, the only feature difference is that Private Browser Monitor is not available on Windows Server. On the other hand, Windows Server ActiveGates do support HTTP monitoring.