SearchOpenSource: Enterprise Open Source Migrations: Dealing with File Services
Jul 20, 2006, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank Van Wensveen)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link.
"Problems with sharing and storing files can stymie a migration
from Windows or Unix to Linux. Fortunately, a few key open source
tools and tried-and-true practices can scale file services
"File services look simple enough, but file services are
probably the most critical networking service of all, save
directory services. Companies need to be able to share and store
files over the office network. An employee without access to his or
her files or applications can't do much work at all, if any. And of
course, companies need a way to restrict access to authorized
parties only. File services handle all of this and more..."