[rescue] Perverse Question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 19 12:46:54 CDT 2003

On Thursday, June 19, 2003, at 01:11 PM, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez 
>>    Well...there are reasons why those firms typically run their big
>> stuff on mainframes.
> Well a lot of the mission critical stuff is handled by stratus or 
> tandem
> machines, not mainframes. :)

   I know zero about Stratus machines...but the last Tandem system I saw 
in a financial institution's computer room consisted of HUNDREDS of 
racks.  I'd call that a mainframe. ;)


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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