[rescue] Being jobless

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Mon Jul 28 10:38:24 CDT 2003

On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 10:36 AM, Frank Van Damme wrote:

> Hey, not a bad idea actually. You got knowledge, you got hardware [1],
> ambition, no money, no suits, it can work :-)

Except for the "no money" part.  ;-)

> [1] 85 MHz? I heard for databases it's better to have lots of 
> processors then
> fast ones :) )

 From my experience running Oracle 8 on a quad-processor PPRO machine I 
can say that in my opinion large databases need two things:

1) Large drive bandwidth.  The faster the drives the better.
2) Multiple processors. The more threads split across the CPUs the 

Just another $0.02 from me. ;-)

Mike Hebel

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