Many students send e-mail to me and asked what is the domino, domino used to do, what is generally used in many other general issues, here I am on the domino some common sense to do a simple description.
First, to understand the domino, you need to know a company: lotus. Now vested in IBM. Similarly domino products into IBM's software product line inside.
domino a platform is a collaborative business platform, is a series of software operating platform, is a mail system can also be seen as OA platform. domino which covers the process we used the general's in domino you can achieve the above: e-mail, workflow, IM, document management, approval, learning, and many other features, just need to install different components can be. Current is applied more widely: domino, sametime, wrokflow, doc and more. Almost all operating systems, from windows to unix to linux is possible.
Mainly used in some large corporations and institutions, its main competitor is Microsoft's exchange. But the domino's more secure, more widely applicable to the operating system. To this end which won 60 percent of Fortune 500 clients. Typical customers are domestic: CNPC, Sinopec, ICBC, China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, all levels of government and other large enterprises and institutions
domino is a very stable application. Basically failed because the server hardware and operating system instability. The server and operating system to ensure the premise, domino can work for 2-3 years without rebooting. And relatively simple to maintain.