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Re: Most energy efficient (home) setup
From: Joe Greco <jgreco () ns sol net>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:08:52 -0600 (CST)

Am 22.02.2012 um 22:48 schrieb Joe Greco:
You also don't have to
buy a MMS; the lower end Mac mini's are also plenty powerful, can be
upgraded similarly, but lack OS X Server and the quad core CPU.

With 10.7, Server is now a $50 add-on download from the Mac App Store, no special hardware required.

I also haven't found it to be particularly *good* at anything; I'm not
an OS X guy, and maybe that's part of the problem, but I found Snow
Leopard Server a lot more comprehensible in a "this seems really un-Apple-
like but at least it makes some sort of sense" way.

OS X Lion Server feels like someone just bolted on random bits of server
management stuff.  If you've ever managed a server with a poorly
integrated control panel, it reminds me a little of that.

I believe that there are plenty of people who ditch OS X entirely and do
other things with them.  I wish ESXi would run on them.  I could see
*uses* for that.

... JG
-- 
Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net
"We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I
won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN)
With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.


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