[CentOS] 10 Year old IT Infrastructure

James Matthews nytrokiss at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 06:44:18 UTC 2009


Approach him like this. Tell him if he plans on moving his business forward
within the next 5 years he should think accordingly.

On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 11:26 PM, R-Elists <lists07 at abbacomm.net> wrote:

>
> >
> > Specific arguments I can think of would be:
> > - Hard/Impossible to find replacement hardware
> > - Lack of support for both H/W and S/W
> > - Possibly unable to run current versions of CentOS
> > - Higher probability of hardware failures over time
> > - Performance bottlenecks
> >
> > Any other thoughts?
> >
> > Shawn
> >
> > __
>
> Shawn,
>
> i dont think you mentioned the specific hardware involved...
>
> i.e. brand and model number and config
>
> it makes a difference in how we would approach it...
>
> mainly because we have some 10 year old and older hardware that has been
> running rock solid it's entire life and we expect several more years out of
> some of it...
>
> we keep hot and cold spares of everything though...
>
> to be semi generic, i am talking about business / industrial rackmount
> Compaq & HP servers, and some telco quality Cisco of course...
>
> :-)
>
> please do share...
>
>  - rh
>
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