[K12OSN] School Server

Micha Silver micha at arava.co.il
Wed Sep 17 09:04:12 UTC 2008

Timothy Legge wrote:
> Hi
> I am pricing some servers and it is amazing the hardware you can get
> now.  I look after a Boy's and Girls club that might be similar to
> some schools.  We have staff and kids; up to now we have separated the
> kids from the staff by using separate servers with each having a
> separate network using the same internet connection.
> However, since I am pricing a replacement server for the kids I
> wondered whether the separation might not be necessary.  I could get
> one server to do the 30 or so clients or just continue to break it up
> with 10+ staff clients and 20+ kids clients.
> The security side of me says to keep the kids as far from the staff
> server as possible but on the other hand, for the same money, I could
> go with two server and have fail over/load balancing.
> Any thoughts?
Maybe virtualization? Put both servers on one XXL box...
> Tim

Micha Silver
Arava Development Co

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