[rescue] Sun Unobtainium memory tool

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Tue Oct 21 12:31:07 CDT 2003

On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:

> >>    That said, I don't have any in production anymore (and only one
> >> sun4m box left), but not because they're inadequate in any way.
> >
> > Why is that, then?  I'm just curious.
>    Well, for *my specific application* they're inadequate.  My
> nameserver handles about 200 zones now, as well as some other services
> like a Squid web cache.  I want my web cache to have faster disk I/O
> than 8-bit 10MHz SCSI can deliver.  My nameserver is an AlphaStation 500
> 5/266.

I see.  I've been using separate machines for everything.  My squid box is
an Alphaserver 4000.

>    For someone running a small nameserver or something like that, a 4c
> machine running a modern OS that's not Solaris really can't be beat.


Peace...  Sridhar

More information about the rescue mailing list