[OpenAFS] the future
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:56:02 -0400
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Is OpenAFS available unsupported? Sure, download the code from
openafs.org and have a blast.
Pricing for YFS 1.0 has not been finalized. It will not be available
On 10/1/2012 9:12 PM, Ted Creedon wrote:
> Is it available unsupported?
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 5:57 PM, Jeffrey Altman
> <firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>> wr=
> On 9/30/2012 4:33 PM, Aaron Knister wrote:
> > Regarding support, some type of subscription based model could go=
> a long way. One if the reasons (other than frankly ignorance) that
> OpenAFS was frowned upon at UMBC was our lack of commercial support=
> I know there are entities that provide support but they seemed to
> require more effort than clicking a button, selecting my
> subscription type (X number of FileServers, Y number of "supported"=
> clients, Z number of vldb servers, etc), and typing in a credit car=
> I have always received a significant amount of pushback for any pri=
> model that is based upon # of servers and especially # of clients. =
> is why the YFSI pricing model is based upon number a number of supp=
> incidents. It doesn't matter how many platforms you deploy or how =
> servers or number of clients, support is driven by how much support=
> organization requires and whether support is U.S. business hours mo=
> to friday or 24/7/365.
> Support packages start at US$4995 per year.
> Jeffrey Altman
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