LTSP 5--Making Thin Clients Phat
May 19, 2008, 12:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shawn Powers)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Last year, I wrote about our school district's implementation
of LTSP. In the article, I pointed out the significant limitations
a thin client environment gives you. While I don't think my article
was the reason the issues were addressed, less than a year later
just about every limitation I highlighted has been eradicated.
Welcome LTSP 5.
"To be fair, many of the problems I had back in 2003 were solved
in LTSP 4.2. The differences with version 5, however, are so
significant, that it seems to warrant lots of praise. First, let's
look at the philosophy change..."