Another Ron Miller Cloudvertisement...

Story: The cloud upended IT procurement and it's never going backTotal Replies: 1
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Nov 16, 2013
7:48 PM EDT
...haven't we had enough of the barely disguised ads for cloud services by Ron Miller on LXer yet?

Nov 16, 2013
10:19 PM EDT
In this case - I sort of agree with the "cloud" advertisement... Although, I typically use Linode...

IaaS works quite well as a cheap - easy to deploy - server platform. And it's also true that its lower upfront cost makes it an easy sell to management. However, as a former government employee, it's much harder to buy IaaS products than actual hardware for public sector use.

As an aside - I personally find it rather instructive to build a server from planning to purchasing to assembling to installing Debian...

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