LinuxInstall.net Episode 104 – It’s all about Servers Man!!!

Episode Description

We talk about Greg switching Sides, Joe Fighting with a TWC Router, Walt and Brian rebuilding NAS's and Oh Yeah Servers Man!!! What is the Best Linux Distro for Small Businesses? What is the Best Linux Distro for Enterprises? Of course we explain why we feel like we do. So check out the latest edition of the Linuxinstall.net Podcast.

Episode Notes

linuxinstall.net Episode 104 -It’s all about the Servers Man!!!

Recorded Tues March 25, 2014

1) Introduction

  • Greg is trying out Ubuntu on his primary laptop and had to install drivers for the Wacom Tablet
  • Joe had to mess with his TWC Router/Modem trying to get Port Forwarding to work.  He also installed the latest version of Smoothwall.  He likes it.  Sounds like TWC will need to put the modem/router into true Bridge Mode.
  • Walt rebuilt NAS backup drive and rsync scripts.  Upgraded hard drives and migrated over virtual machines.  Talked to student into trying archlinuxarm.
  • Brian  Working on backing up Drobo due to BIT ROT and worked more with Docker.

2) What we are up to with Linux?

Your choice of Top Distro for:

  • SMB Servers
  • Enterprise Servers

3) Conclusion

  • Follow us on Twitter @linuxinstall
  • Google + Community

   Check out our other work:

  • Walt Jevack – Jevack.com
  • Joe Leuzzi & Greg Martin – whatimplayingnow.com
  • Brian Wagner – devopsmastery.com
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Brian Wagner

Brian started working with *nix in while a student at Kent State University in the early 90's. In 1995, as an E-Mail Administrator for Caliber Technology (now part of Fedex) he was tasked with administering Sendmail on both Slackware Linux and Solaris Systems. His first home install of Linux was MkLinux DR1 in 1996 on his 60 Mhz PowerMac. Since then Brian has been working and consulting on Linux and it's uses in the Enterprise to support everything from E-Mail, Firewalls, Web and File serving to custom cluster solutions and grid solutions. Brian has had the opportunity to work in both Fortune 500 companies and small 2 person organizations. This has given him the unique insight into the differences every size business faces.