[rescue] (Oracle Adopting Linux) is not good news,
vance at ikickass.org
Fri Feb 1 08:26:27 CST 2002
On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> > > IBM seems to have gotten the idea...
> > They are claiming to have gotten some sales of zSeries machines
> > specifically because of Linux.
> i can believe this. do you know how much it costs to get operating system
> software for mainframes? it makes most other HARDWARE look cheap. that's
> some expensive damn software.
The latest OS licensing schedule for OS/390 is something like
$10,000/year, but the machine itself is about $175,000 in a minimum
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