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RE: Remote DBA

From: Wolfgang Breitling <>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2003 15:23:42 -0800
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At 02:18 PM 4/3/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>>From: Nelson Flores <>
>>VNC and OpenSSH are slow
>Anything cross platform isn't going to have the same kind of optimization
>as a single platform solution. I find them fast enough to be useable, but
>you're right terminal server on windows is faster for windows boxes.

However, there are limitations for what you can do in a terminal server session. Those same limitations do not appply to VNC.

>>and VNC is still a little unstable (IMHO),
>What kind of trouble did you have, mine has been rock solid.
>>I personally manage my windows 2000 Oracle DB with a VPN and then a
>>Terminal server window direct to my desktop - from there I have all
>>the tools that I usually have - notepad, mspaint, dir :).
>That's a good solution, but costs money for those terminal server licenses.
>My department has little or no budget for non-critical purchases (and
>sometimes none for those either hehe) so I have to go with the free
>option, and besides, this lets me manage my linux stations from my win2k
>boxes and vice versa.

Wolfgang Breitling
Centrex Consulting Corporation

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