Client-server Network

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The client-server network at Scoops, a chain of ice cream stores, currently depends on one server machine running Windows Server 2008 as its NOS. However, the system was installed five years ago, and the chain is growing. The company’s general manager has heard a lot of good things about Linux operating systems—in particular, a type of Linux called Fedora. He asks you to find out how these two NOSs differ in their file sharing, remote access, and mail service capabilities. Also, he wonders how the two compare in their ease of use, reliability, and support. He remarks that he doesn’t want to spend a lot of time looking after the server, and reminds you that he is not a technical expert. After some research, what can you tell him about the similarities and differences between these two NOSs? Do you advise the Scoops chain to change its server’s NOS to Linux? Why or why not?

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Audytutor92
School: University of Virginia

Howdy jnw1027 !!I've covered your question neatly in the word document attached below. I have also included an outline for your convenience. The outline is supposed to guide you on how the document is organized.Kindly reach out to me for any edits or clarifications whatsoever!Cheers jnw1027!

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Running Head: NETWORKING SERVERS

Client-server Network
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NETWORKING SERVERS

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Introduction
The case presented in by the manager requires comparative analysis to discern the best
alternative between the continued use of the Windows 2008 NOS or switch to the Linux Server
and in particular the Fedora NOS. So far, it should be noted that each NOS serves best depending
on some factors and not all managers can agree on a specific type of NOS due to varying needs.
To gain more insight, it’s vital to explore both differences and similarities across the two NOSs
stated above.
Differences
1. File sharing
a. Windows 2008 NOS: This NOS supports two types of file sharing. Public file
sharing, this file sharing is a pre-established protocol whic...

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