[rescue] Ultra Enterprise 150, A5000
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri Apr 16 11:15:30 CDT 2004
> From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
> Date: 2004/04/16 Fri PM 03:35:33 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Ultra Enterprise 150, A5000
> On Apr 16, 2004, at 11:00 AM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> >>> drive bays. An Ultra1 is plenty fast enough for most
> >>> off-net server tasks (WWW, DNS, etc), so they can be really
> >>> useful machines.
> >> I expect they are plenty fast enough for most on-net server
> >> tasks as well.
> > <McGuire_Bait>
> > Yeah, but can you saturate a T1 with an Ultra 1, serving up
> > mostly static pages?
> > </McGuire_Bait>
> > Sorry, couldn't resist... ;^)
> Do you have a problem with my assertion that it's possible to
> saturate a T-1 with a SPARCstation-2 with serving pages? Or is
> it amusing for some reason?
Dave, I celebrate your assertion! Everytime there is a question here (actual or rhetorical) questioning the ability of any low-end machines being useful I think of your $EMPLOYER-n story...
Sorry, hope I didn't offend/catch you in a bad mood (It's hard to see your face from my desk in NJ ;^)
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