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Time: __early Winter start time of 7pm__
Shay !McAulay from the Hamilton City Council gave a presentation on the use of Linux within the City Council, followed by a question-and-answer session.
-This was a very interesting meeting
a lot of insight into what looks like a tightly run networks
operation for the city council.
-Thanks a lot Shay!
+This was a very interesting meeting giving a lot of insight into what looks like a tightly run operation for the city council.
+Thanks a lot Shay!
The general trend is to move from Windows clients and [Solaris]/Linux servers to just Windows (frontend) and Linux (backend). There are still Legacy library apps on Solaris, but the trend is to having the applications running on a Java platform on a Linux cluster (RedHat Enterprise edition). Standardised hardware and disk imaging allows servers to be replaced by spares with a minimum of downtime.
Linux running on the [Compaq] servers gives more bang for much less buck
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* water treatment plant
* refuse services
* Founders Theatre
-Most of the sites are linked by fibre. The [NOC] is also connected to the central city closed-circuit fibre network and the traffic lights network.
Lots of [VLAN]s. Helps
immensely in quickly locating suspicious behaviour/disabling ports. Most machines are on an internal private range.
+Most of the sites are linked by fibre. The [NOC] is also connected to the central city closed-circuit fibre network and the traffic lights network. immensely in quickly locating suspicious behaviour/disabling ports. Most machines are on an internal private range.
*More backend stuff migrated to linux.