[rescue] Intel Mainframes (was: IKEA "Jerker" desk...)
pat at computer-refuge.org
Mon Feb 16 20:44:29 CST 2004
Andrew Weiss declared on Monday 16 February 2004 05:13 pm:
> On Feb 16, 2004, at 3:49 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > On Feb 16, 2004, at 1:03 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:
> >>> Somewhere, there's bound to be someone really pissed off about
> >>> "data centre" being morphed into the current meaning. After all,
> >>> it's obviously only intended to refer to rooms of disk farm(s).
> >> What chaps my hide is when "large database" became "data
> >> warehouse".
> > *CRINGE!*
> OR how about big unknown computers... either ones that aren't
> understood (the non-Intel variety) or even WORSE... large Intel
> boxes... are called mainframes.
Oh, you mean like a Paragon? I think I'd call that more of a
supercomputer than a Mainframe, per se.
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