Linux systemd - Is it really required?

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http://www.unix.com – I was testing Fedora 16 mostly to check the new features. One thing that caught my eye as a systems admin is the systemd which is incorporated in Fedora for quite a while now. From the first look of it, this appears more close to Solaris's SMF. With parallelization capabilities, advanced dependency resolution and many more, it's promising to provide faster boot and quick loading of services. I liked the idea of Solaris SMF for automatic service restart after a failure. This helps us a bit when it comes to handling high-serverity and tight SLA issues due to a service failure. Also, I like &quo (HowTos)