[rescue] Sun Blackbox?
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Nov 13 13:23:09 CST 2006
Mon, 13 Nov 2006 @ 11:15 -0500, Dave K said:
> On 11/12/06, wa2egp at att.net <wa2egp at att.net> wrote:
> > From: "Sheldon T. Hall" <shel at tandem.artell.net>
> > > http://www.sun.com/emrkt/blackbox/story.jsp
> > When I first looked at it, I thought I was reading an
> > "April Fools" story, but as I continued reading, it
> > made more and more sense.
> For decades the Telephone Companies and manufacturers have had Central
> Office switches installed on trailers ready for deployment in disaster
> situations. I know companies like SunGard have Computers in trailers
> already, so this is a very logical extension.
> I'm imaging a new cross between a Co-Lo facility and a Trailer Park to
> house these things for people short on real estate ;)
So when IBM comes along and offers a 32-CPU 128-bit processor trailer,
they can call it the "double wide".
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