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 How Google is pushing the Linux envelope.

Great report on some of the things that Google is doing with their Linux machines.

"All of the computers on the network receive an automatic installation and all of the resources are remotely mounted. Directories such as AFS, CiFS and NFS are managed by administrators. They get a 'custom' debian install with Red Hat Kickstart. Updates are automatic and every computer must 'call home' daily with a status report that goes into a central repository that tracks 'out-of-date' machines. This allows the admin's to quickly look up what machines need updating with exact information on what they need."
LXer: How Google is pushing the Linux envelope.

 (Submitted by Noel Tue May 2, 2006 )


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