[CLUG] Machine names
ronan at kirby.ie
Wed Jun 18 18:38:45 IST 2008
> Yet again this afternoon I had to come up with yet another new server name,
> so this one got its name from one of the CSI cities, how do you choose
> yours? planets? cartoon characters? book characters?
Back when I worked in IOL, we used to name out NetApps after kitchen
appliances ending in "er". This originates from one of the first filers,
which looked much like a 1950s toaster. Others then included blender,
cooker etc etc
These days, my laptops tend to be named in-line with their task. Currently
nomad, sherpa and rambler.
Alas for work, with about 65 offices globally, server naming tends to be a
little more standardized and intuitively named.
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