[CLUG-chat] Upcoming CLUG Talk: What can CLUG do for you?

Price,Neil nprice at gibb.co.za
Tue Aug 11 15:05:34 SAST 2009


On Fri, August 7, 2009 4:27 pm, Brent Clark said:

> that go. So how about something similar. If the person has Linux, then a
> LAN with games that run on Linux (I suppose wine games count. Anyone for
> Starcraft). But suggestions and jokes aside. I think most out there dont
> really care about things like LDAP, or heartbeat with haproxy as a
> loadbalancer. Its only the uber geek or career orientated geek thats
> interested, while the others, their interest is games or hacking (how
> about a hack fest). Which may show and lead others to the topics that
> get discussed on CLUG.

I disagree. You must show Linux is relevant to business. To attempt to use
the heartbeat/drbd equivalent in Windows is hideously expensive.
Demonstrate that Linux has a real advantage in business, not that "it can
play games almost as good as Windows".

I'm with Liam on this one.




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