Linux Servers for Infrastructure
dave.hall at skwashd.com
Fri Jul 4 00:50:53 BST 2008
Can I start by asking that you use your real name when posting to this
list. I think it is polite for us to be able to identify you properly.
On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 04:21 +1000, Null Ack wrote:
> Im reflecting on a infrastructure project I did recently and how this
> might have been done using Linux servers (Ubuntu). In this example the
> desktops have to remain the approved XP SOE. To give an outline of the
> Im not sure about the software distribution aspetcs and group policy?
Last year I was working at SGI on their NAS product. I was involved in
adding HA support to it. These systems can support petabytes of data,
if your budget can. Most network services running under Linux support
Samba 4 will offer native support for AD and group policy. AFAIK
packaging up MSIs is pretty easy on a Windows desktop, but debs are
> Im curious about this. What I see happening is Linux being used for
> app / web / DB servers but not alot in infrastructure for desktops -
> maybe it just the places Ive worked at.
I think you will find it is the places you have worked. For example,
yesterday I was contacted to discuss an Australian based ubuntu desktop
roll out project involving thousands of desktop and no, I can't provide
more info at this stage. The client already runs a Linux based back
office with some desktops tux powered.
More information about the ubuntu-au