[rescue] RE: SGI vs. Sun

Isaac isaac at pobox.com
Thu Jan 13 13:14:01 CST 2005

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Joshua Boyd wrote:

> The U1s and U2s are absolutely amazing machines.  I wouldn't trade my
> Octane for them, but they still are very intoxicating.

U2's were arguably *too* good for Sun. The company I'm working for now
is only now just beginning to retire the U2's that basically ran the
business, and they've been fully depreciated for 3 years. We just didn't
need anything more for most applications. We've started replacing them
with V210's more to save space and power than because the U2's no longer


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