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Re: Server SIG - work areas



On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 15:02 +0100, Dan Horák wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> it has been some time when the Server SIG was announced. And one goal
> has been already almost accomplished - to start discussion about the
> needs of the server community. For "Server" specific issues I have
> opened our own mailing list - subscribe at
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/fedora-server-list
> 
> One question raised during the discussions was "what is a server" and
> the answer can be simple. The server is a combination of bootloader,
> kernel and "the server", where "the server" can be a file server, web
> server, database server, application server, etc. It is quite common to
> have just one service running per hardware (both physical and virtual).
> But a mix of running servers is also possible :-)
> 
> There are miscellaneous goals written on the wiki page, so it is time to
> get them a little bit organized and to divide the work into more
> specific areas. And they are here:
> 
> Installer
>  - work with the anaconda team to keep anaconda suitable for server
> installs (text mode, kickstarts, ...)
>  - create a lightweight installer/bootstraper
> 
> Server services
>  - bring more server packages into Fedora
>  - encourage creation of EPEL branches for existing packages
> 
> Kernel
>  - everything about the kernel side of servers
> 
> Admins corner
>  - place for administration and monitoring technologies available in
> Fedora
>  - collects pointers to how-tos and other docs useful for administrators
>  - work on the TUI counterparts of GUI system-config-* tools, should go
> in hand with the backend/frontend separation
> 
> Security
>  - improve/monitor the security standards for current server software
>  - help the desktop developers with the security aspects of their work
> 
> QA
>  - testing
> 
> If there are no objections I will update the wiki accordingly and
> participants can then put their names/nicks to their area of interest.
> 
> 
> 		Dan

Signed-up for the list.  This all sounds great for a start, Dan.  I'm
sure it'll develop more over time, as long as we're flexible enough to
allow for that.


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