"Professional Linux Deployment is part of the Wrox Programmer to
Programmer series. In the Introduction the book states it will
teach professional administrators steps to replace existing network
systems with Linux. The book is targeted towards the NT and
non-Linux UNIX administrator. It presumes the reader is a
knowledgeable NT administrator and has learned Linux installation
and basic setups elsewhere."
"Professional Linux Deployment (PLD) opens by recognizing that
some readers may first have to provide a convincing argument for
why Linux should be integrated into the organization's information
technology architecture. To keep things balanced, the authors also
provide arguments against Linux. Several pro and con Linux web
sites are suggested. The book then moves on to integrating Linux
platforms into NT and other UNIX computing environments."
"The first major integration topic to be covered is replacing
NT-based file and print servers with Samba. Implementing web and
ftp servers is the next integration area presented. At this point
the authors provide an e-commerce case study using Linux and
Apache. Next they examine the integration of databases and
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