If they're unreliable as heck... (was Re: [Nolug] someone's got an axe to grind...)

From: Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson_at_cox.net>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 22:32:10 -0500
Message-ID: <4897C9BA.7030605@cox.net>

... how can they be good at what they do?

On 08/04/08 21:52, Chris Jones wrote:
> Yeah but you have to go where the money is, plus you can use
> Microsoft's inadequacies to promote Linux. Microsoft is king in the
> enterprise and on the desktop, but Linux really has a stronghold on
> back-end mission critical stuff. For example, in our company, we use
> a lot of Windows terminal servers. They're unreliable as hell, but
> they're very good at what they do. So, you sell clients a server
> running Linux and VMWare. The platform is rock solid and never
> crashes, and in the event that Windows craps out, you simply remote
> into the Linux or VMWare environment, and you can remotely do things
> like reboots, that used to require a call to a data center. It's a
> great way to get Linux's foot in the door for bigger and bigger gigs,
> before long people will be trusting it to do much more than they
> originally expected it to do.
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 9:09 PM, Jeremiah T. Gray <jtgray79@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Bummer it's m$ft. Alabama could benefit from more Linux.
>> On Aug 4, 2008, at 6:54 PM, Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> On 08/04/08 20:24, Joey Kelly wrote:
>>>> http://neworleans.craigslist.org/cpg/782559671.html
>>> Axe to grind, or stating the blindingly obvious?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA
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