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Old 07-25-2005, 03:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Which version of server 2003 do I need?

Ok, I have access to the 4 versions of Windows 2003. Xmall business, Web server, Enterprise Edition and I thikn one more.

it's going on a MSI MOBO K8N Plat Neo 5 wirh 2Gb ram, dual 36gb raptors and dual 200gb WD caviar 7200's.

I nrrd to get a wev server up quickly and was wondering if there are any guides to doing this. Ot is going to be a small site and will be adding more in the future. I've seitched all 5 of my machines to Linux except this one. I'm going to try apache aout as well. Not knowing much about either, what would you suggest I leard on? windows or linux? I have a good bit of knowlegde in windows in 2000, 2000 server and adv server. and LOTS with XP.

Linux FC4, I'm learning as I go. I've found it realatively easy once you knoww where to look for answers.

The website is going to be for a landscaping business so it will have pictures, text's and some forms.

Pretty much just looking to see is apache is much harder to set up tha a MS system. Thanks in advance!

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Old 07-25-2005, 09:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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well if web server is available, and you're making a webserver i'd go with that, but i dont know anything about apache so i cant give u an opinion there.

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Old 07-25-2005, 07:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Get Data Center if it's availible like you said if not get enterprise. You get more power and options that way.
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Old 07-25-2005, 07:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ok Thank you. I'll go with datacenter. Thanks again
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