[rescue] Cray J90s
rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 13 05:30:08 CDT 2001
> Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2001 20:50:16 -0400
> From: Jonathan Katz <jon at jonworld.com>
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Cray J90s
> Reply-To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:35:10PM -0700, James Lockwood wrote:
> > This is pretty much the norm at the high end. Just try
> getting an E10k
> > without a service contract and a Sun SE permanently
> attached to it. I
> > know of only one complete one in the world that Sun doesn't
> have their
> > paws on one way or another, and that's a fluke.
> You can get them without the SSE. You must get them with a minimum of
> Gold or Platinum. Plus, if you buy one now you have to get a Data
> Center assessment where the processes surrounding your IT department
> are analyzed ("are you competent enough to own an E10K?")
We have a couple of E5000s with A3000 disk arrays, it has taken us 2 years
to convince Sun that we can change the hot-swap disks ourselves and that we
don't need to arrange an engineer to carry out this vastly complicated task.
They still send them via courier (one man, one van, one disk) and then send
another courier the next day to pick up the broken disk. Oh well, its a
start, I suppose.
Paul Nutton, SysAdmin, somewhere dangerous in the south of England...
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