[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000
Peter L. Wargo
pwargo at basenji.com
Fri Apr 30 15:50:53 CDT 2004
On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > Ahem. I must disagree. A G5 is most certainly a UNIX workstation. The
> > one sitting on my desk is doing a fine job of being one.
> The original thread was specifically about UNIX worktations.
> I even made it a point to say "outside of the PC/Apple world".
K' here's where we disagree, as the G5 is a purpose-built UNIX workstation
in every sense of the word, every bit as much as a Sun, for example. It
can't run anything besides UNIX. So, I don't get your logic.
> > Try the Blade 2500.
> OK, only $4000. Or is that too high a price for one?
Depends. Most of us join the developer network and get the discounts.
Nobody in their right mind pays list for Sun hardware. :-)
> In the context of the original thread though, this isn't a good PC
> It would be an awesome high end PC replacement though.
Well, yeah. That's the idea.
> I'd love to see a herd of these in the cubicle farms.
Me too. When I win the lottery. :-)
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