[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 28 15:27:52 CDT 2004
On Apr 28, 2004, at 4:16 PM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> Mid-spec Origin 200's seem to be pretty cheap on eBay, although I see
> chap who seems to have a warehouse full of 16xR10K/250 O2Ks listed at 2
> large a pop. That seems amazingly cheap for what you get. It also
> like buying the stuff used, you don't have to buy very many O200s
> you're better off with an O2k, as you said.
> Still, if you want to start small and grow as, say, your revenues
> grow, a
> succession of O200s Craylinked into an ever-larger system seems a
> way to go. Adding CPUs, SCSI channels, and storage space without
> having to
> (a) toss your old ones and (b) reinstall the OS and move the data,
> pretty attractive.
Well no...you can connect a maximum of *two* Origin200 chassis
together. Origin2000s on the other hand...you can go up to sixteen
chassis for a total of 128 processors.
Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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