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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Linux Beats NAS in 11 TB Storage Migration, Part 2

Mar 05, 2004, 02:30 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Did you run into any surprises during the project planning stages?

"Brian Kohles: We did. We started looking at the hardware that it was going to take to run our sites, and we actually ended up migrating our database to Oracle 9i on Linux as well. So, in addition to having the SAN and the content delivery on Linux, the database runs on Linux.

"What happened during the deployment?

"Todd Moore: We had our design down pat. The equipment showed up, [and] we had everything ... powered up in a day with two or three of us working. Once the system was up, Brian spent a couple of days setting Linux and then a day, maybe, with PolyServe. As far as any surprises or gotchas, there was nothing that I can think of off the top of my head..."

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