[rescue] Re: Being jobless

Gavin Hubbard ghub005 at xtra.co.nz
Mon Jul 28 10:46:54 CDT 2003

>On Monday 28 July 2003 11:25, Michael Schiller wrote:
>> With as many  of us on this list that are jobless, and approaching flat
>> broke, it's too bad we can't band together and start a company that can
>> be staffed by mostly telecommuters (as we're spread out quite a bit).
>> I wonder how much of a market there would be for web hosting, and/or
>> unix shell hosting on a 20 processor Sun SC2000? (I'm still trying to
>> figure out some way of making money with this machine, but as time goes
>> on I'm afraid that the fact that there are 20 CPUs in the machine isn't
>> going to matter to *normal* folks as much as the fact that they're only
>> running at 85mhz each.
>Hey, not a bad idea actually. You got knowledge, you got hardware [1],
>ambition, no money, no suits, it can work :-)
>[1] 85 MHz? I heard for databases it's better to have lots of processors then
>fast ones :) )

Are there any enterprise grade dbs that aren't licensed per-processor?

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