|Jun 14, 2007, 06:55 AM||#1|
Hardware for MAC OS X Server (Mac Mini?)
i need a quick tip from you guys. We're starting a new office for our company and it's going to be Mac only. There will be approximately 10-15 people working there after a while (we're currently at 2.
I need to set up a server for us for:
- web development testing (PHP5 + MySql, 2-3 websites, 5-10 users)
- file sharing (~500GB HDD)
- network collaboration (i.e. calendar, tasks, wiki)
So since we're be using Mac's the natural choise would be the Mac OS X Server (iCal, iChat would work great). But I'm not sure about buying a XServe or a MacPro, since they are very expensive (not that we can't afford it, just why waste money).
What do you think about buying a 1.8GHz Dual Core Mac Mini + Mac OS X Server 10.4 + 500GB external FireWire drive?
|Jun 14, 2007, 07:15 AM||#2|
Interesting choice, but I'd say that only makes sense if you have a monitor to use with it already. If you don't I'd suggest instead the 17-inch iMac with a 2.0 GHz processor and the 500 GB hard drive option. It'll probably end up a little cheaper, plus you'll get the added performance of a Core 2 Duo instead of a Core Duo.
Also, you can do PHP testing and stuff like that perfectly well on Mac OS X Client. I do it on my own Mac
iMac Intel (Rev H, 27"), 1TB HDD, 16GB RAM, 10.8.4
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Mac Mini server with external RAID storage - a good file server solution?||teme||Digital Video||1||Mar 5, 2014 10:34 AM|
|Mac Mini Snow Leopard Server - File Sharing Problems in Mixed PC/Mac Environment||DustinCalton||Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking||0||Sep 18, 2013 10:03 AM|
|For Lion Server: 2011 Mac mini, 2006/8 Mac Pro, or Hackintosh?||Yebubbleman||Mac mini||0||Mar 15, 2013 12:14 AM|
|Mac mini 2011 Server to replace 2008 Mac pro||akuma13||Mac mini||6||Aug 12, 2012 09:56 AM|
|Mac Pro 2009 Quadcore vs Mac Mini Server||Erich Yeung||Mac mini||8||Jul 19, 2012 11:46 AM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:20 PM.