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Depends on general confidence level and how mission critical your deployed software is. For instance, I will always prefer to run PHP, Ruby or Python on Linux servers. But on the client side, I have faith in Electron Apps to run cross-platform without issues.

I wouldn't be comfortable with an underlying architecture change to ARM for at least years to come and the usage decision would be based on general consensus on reliability that follows.




I would more comfortably run my code developed on x86/Linux on ARM/Linux than on x86/FreeBSD for instance... Platform is just one unknown and not the worst if the tooling is good IMHO. Consider that complex software under Linux/ARM now has a ten years history at least, with numbers (mobile) that are not approached by any other thing on earth.




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