dcsimg
Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.





More on LinuxToday


eWeek: Stateless Linux Strikes Client Balance

Oct 05, 2004, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Brooks)

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers


[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"There's no question that tight, centralized management of desktop systems can deliver companies shortened deployment time, simpler system patching and more predictable performance. Featurewise, thin clients fit the centralized management bill by locating the operating system and all user data on a shared server, but this model isn't always feasible. For instance, thin clients rely on constant network connectivity, so the model breaks down for mobile users.

"Red Hat Inc. recently announced a project to provide a centralized management solution for connected and disconnected users that provides administrators with tight control over the systems they manage, using the same tools for connected and disconnected users..."

Complete Story

Related Story:
Red Hat: "Stateless Linux" Project(Sep 14, 2004)