[K12OSN] Fwd: [Ltsp-discuss] server recommendations

Burke Almquist balmquist at mindfirestudios.com
Sat Jun 4 19:39:03 UTC 2005

I sent this a couple days ago, but forgot to send it to the list!

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> From: Burke Almquist <balmquist at mindfirestudios.com>
> Date: June 3, 2005 7:52:59 AM CDT
> To: Peter Billson <Pete at ELBnet.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ltsp-discuss] server recommendations
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>     I thought I'd throw my 2 cents in here. IMHO, the best way to  
> run something like this is to have a central file/authentication  
> server (for all PCs) and then LTSP app servers. This way you really  
> only need SCSI/RAID on the file server. It makes administering and  
> expanding your network easier, since all your crucial info is in  
> one place. You don't need TOO much CPU or RAM for the file server,  
> just a good SCSI RAID for you data drives and probably a Gigabit  
> network interface too. You application servers should be dual CPU  
> and have a dual gigabit network interface (especially if they are  
> going to support more than 10 clients) and have lots of RAM (the  
> rule of thumb I hear is about 100M per client). Here an IDE disk is  
> sufficient if you have enough RAM/CPU power.
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