From: "Miller, Jason G. (MSFC-IS40)[LMIT - MSFC]" <email@hidden>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 14:35:47 -0600
Thread-topic: [Fed-Talk] "Lion" preview notes
I find the idea of including OS X Server components in a consolidated OS
quite intriguing. Linux has followed that model since inception.
Simplifying the components of OS X Server into a single operating system
makes a lot of sense.
NOMAD Chief Engineer
On 2/25/11 1:11 PM, "Bryan William Jones" <email@hidden>
>However, it could be argued that "server" was really no different than OS
>X client... The kernel is the same, most everything is the same with the
>exception of some additional hooks and tools grouped into software
>packages designed to enhance permissions access and other tools that are
>in the client OS X. Also as I am sure you know, you can *very robustly*
>serve all sorts of content even from a basic OS X client. Really... very
>little difference at all, so it makes no sense to have OS X server as a
>separate business product, especially when the concept of a "server" has
>morphed dramatically over the past few years.
>Bryan William Jones, Ph.D.
>On Feb 25, 2011, at 11:51 AM, Binet, Valere (NIH/NIA/IRP) [C] wrote:
>> On the plus side ... one can always hope.
>> On the minus side ... there is nothing to hope there. Server is
>>obviously not a product by itself anymore. Just an avatar stuck on
>>Lion's back waiting to be shrugged off by the next cat.
>> Valère Binet, ACHDS
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>> Contractor, Kelly Services
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>> On Feb 24, 2011, at 9:57 AM, David Emery wrote:
>>> I'm going to be very interested to see what that really means. On the
>>>plus side, I hope it means I don't have to pay $500 each for my 2 Mini
>>>Servers to upgrade. On the minus side, I hope this does not reflect a
>>>move by Apple away from its server product.
>>> On Feb 24, 2011, at 9:51 AM, Dave Schroeder wrote:
>>>> On Feb 24, 2011, at 8:40 AM, David Emery wrote:
>>>>> I'm excited about full-disk encryption, the one practical concern
>>>>>I've heard from my IT people about my Mac-based infrastructure. I
>>>>>hope this is also available for OS X Server. (But recovering a
>>>>>corrupted whole-encrypted disk could be a real challenge, let's hope
>>>>>the Disk Warrior folks step up to this challenge.)
>>>> "Lion Server is now a part of Mac OS X Lion"
>>>> - Dave
>>> David Emery, 703 298 3473 (c) 703 272 7496 (fax)
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