[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Fri Apr 30 11:57:46 CDT 2004

On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Dave McGuire wrote:

>    Actually, take a closer look at your benchmarks.  Where SPARC falls
> down is floating-point performance.  The integer performance is quite
> good.  The FP performance has, historically, always sucked.

That's what's neat about running both Suns and SGIs.  My Ultra 10 will
just outright murder the Octane in int, but the Octane spanks it in FP.
It's all about knowing your target audience and what sort of code you'll
be running.

There is no One Platform to serve everything, neither software nor

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