[rescue] Anyone interested in a Sun E3000?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Sat Dec 2 16:40:35 CST 2006

velociraptor wrote:
> On 11/30/06, Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Bill Bradford wrote:
>>> On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 02:17:48PM -0500, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>>>> If you think multiple V890s are cool, there's a single rack here that
>>>> contains 8 (!) IBM System p5 550Q's with 8 POWER5+ cores and 16GB RAM each.
>>> Lemme guess, that's a minimum config to run WebSphere? 8-)
>> Actually, they're all running Oracle.  8-/
>> And it's still probably not quite enough horsepower.
> And here they claimed at $job-3 ($gov_agency) that running Oracle on
> AIX was more cost-effective and scalable than Solaris or Linux.  Your
> tax dollars at work!

We tried it on Linux.  It took even more horsepower than what we're 
using now.  It's a *very* busy database.

Peace...  Sridhar

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