REVIEW: Quick Assessment of Canonical's Landscape Management tool for Ubuntu Infrastructures
tom at entrepreneuria.co.uk
Wed Oct 10 21:59:42 UTC 2007
Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote:
> So, what's nice about Landscape is that it allows and admin access to
> all the machines in the group. You can queue up tasks, and they will
> run on the hosts you assign. You have the power. You can even kill
> processes remotely. For instance, just to test it out, I ran
> gnome-calculator, then went to the web interface, and queued it to end
> the process. A few moments later, and my client received the request
> and the process died. Very cool.
> Additionally, the client sends out info about the hardware. So, if
> you need to keep track of inventory, this would be a very useful
> feature. I mean, who wants to go around and physically gather serial
> numbers anyways, right?!?!
On the topic of support by Canonical, do you know if the prices listed
on their website (http://www.canonical.com/services/support) are per
host, per LAN, per company etc? Unfortunately this important info seems
to have been omitted.
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