[Testing] [IAEP] SoaS Breakthrough!

Tim McNamara paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz
Thu Jan 12 14:25:24 EST 2012

2012/1/13 Iain Brown Douglas <iain at browndouglas.plus.com>:
> On Wed, 2012-01-11 at 03:21 +0100, Rubén Rodríguez wrote:
>> The method I think would be a breakthrough for a school is to use a thin
>> client environment. One server is enough to run a typical school, you
>> only need to manage one standard GNU/Linux computer, the clients need
>> no software or configuration, and they can keep whatever they already
>> have in their hard drives untouched and usable. Also all the students
>> data are in an easy to backup spot, installing an activity in the server
>> makes it available for everyone instantly, and you can also combine it
>> with class management software like iTALC.
> This sounds useful.
> (For reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thin_client )
> So, if an enthusiastic volunteer had demonstrated Sugar on a Stick to a
> school's "IT person" who has no previous sugar or linux experience -
> what would need to be on their learning curve, to set up such a system?

Probably rewardingly tricky.

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