On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, Roger Lawson wrote:
> Yes. We should discuss the replacement of Mole:
> if it is needed,
It is definitely needed. A testbox of some sort fills a very important
> what purposes it is to serve and
Testing for Wes. :) And a sandbox for CIT in general.
> using what technology.
RS/6000 running AIX. Perhaps the "best" solution would be to make the 43P
that is currently chipmunk become mole, and purchase a new cit server to
replace chipmunk. There are times that chipmunk is seriously underpowered
for the applications Wes wants to run on there. A new 43P (similar to the
calendar server) would be able to easily handle the load. The "old" 43P
would be a very good mole replacement though.
> I have heard suggestions of:
Yup. That's what I would suggest.
I have to admit that I'd love to have a great Linux box replace mole,
however, it would probably be in CIT's best interest to have an AIX box
since that is our strategic Unix OS.
> and NT.
Nope. Regardless of NT's future here at UVM, we need a Unix testbox to
> Although it is not a pressing issue (I expect UVM to be in CSLG for the
> remainder of the calendar year), it is not too early to start discussing
A migration like this will take a while, so we should starting thinking
about it very seriously in the next few months.