S7_Jones_Question - Explain the relationship between...

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Jones, Jones and Chu (JJC) is an accounting firm that is growing by leaps and bounds. From a small office of one partner and five staff, it has now grown to a three-location office with five partners and one hundred staff. Marlene Jones has heard that Linux is an excellent alternative to Windows as an operating system, particularly for managing network servers. Since the network servers have to be replaced, she is asking your advice. Required: A)
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Unformatted text preview: Explain the relationship between operating systems such as Linux and functional (application) software such as payroll. B) Describe the hierarchy of computers according to power and their respective roles. For each type of computer, indicate whether (and if yes, how) Jones, Jones and Chu would use such computers. C) JJC has several servers and is thinking of centralizing and upgrading its servers. Should they have their central servers run on Linux? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course ADMS 2511 taught by Professor Jiu during the Spring '09 term at York University.

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