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developerWorks: Linux on Board: Little Calendar Challenges Big Groupware

Groupware is big and important. If you need it, you can buy a
groupware system. Or maybe a cluster–with a dedicated database
server with RAID and tape backups for sure, and also a separate
machine to run the interface. Why? Because it’s more reliable and
it will scale under load, of course!

“But you may not deal with enough scheduling tasks to need a
gigantic-memory-footprint application. You may simply need some
kind of Web-based calendar interface and the ability to check for
to-do items…”


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