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Thin-Clients: An open-source product comparison
University of Skövde, School of Humanities and Informatics.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis presents a comparison among two different open-source company-solutions, taking into account the cost, performance and functionality. The compared open-source solutions are: LTSP and Openthinclient. The thesis also explains the normal client/server environment, fat- and thin-client environments and the concept of cloud computing.

Giving a final answer to which product is the best is a challenging task since they both have strong and weak sides. Depending on what the customer is after when looking to invest into an open-source alternative of thin-client solutions, the result will be different.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 48 p.
Keyword [en]
open-source, thin-clients, fat-clients, cost, performance, monitoring
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Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-5057OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-5057DiVA: diva2:422892
Subject / course
Computer Science
Educational program
Network and Systems Administration
Uppsok
Technology
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Available from: 2011-06-16 Created: 2011-06-14 Last updated: 2011-06-16Bibliographically approved

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