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Re: life with OpenBSD
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: life with OpenBSD
- From: Ken Weingold <hazmat_(_at_)_hellrot_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Fri, 8 Dec 2000 11:23:54 -0500
- Mail-followup-to: Ken Weingold <hazmat_(_at_)_hellrot_(_dot_)_org>, misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Fri, Dec 8, 2000, Lipscomb, Al wrote:
> There is nothing wrong with using multiple tools and using the right one for
> the job. OpenBSD is my choice when a OS must be exposed to the Internet. For
> something like Webtrends I would have a backend box that processes the logs.
> This box could run Linux or any other OS you needed it to run.
> Running Webtrends on your production server has additional drawbacks as does
> take a pretty good bite out of system resources if it has large logs to chew
I am aware of the resources it will take up, but this is what they
want and are willing to pay for. I think it has to do with the web
end of the companies not having a lot to show for what they do, so all
these stupid pretty stats and graphs and pie-charts that almost no one
there understands makes the suits think that they are doing something.
But as far as I can see it needs to be run on the live server since it
seems to integrate with the web server itself. I think it actually
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