[rescue] SGI files Ch11 again, bought by Rackable for $25M
ethan at 757tech.net
Wed Apr 1 10:53:23 CDT 2009
> What your buying is millions more of debt though and a lot of angry/worried customers.
> Its funny, I have a 3800 in my basement from NASA. Original cost about 2.2 Million in 2002. Talk about depreciation!
Nice! The recently mentioned $3 mil system was from when I worked at NASA.
They are still using it (gave it to a different divison). Everyone is
going clusters of PCs.
Congrats on the 3800. That is the last big box I think I'd go for. I've
got an Origin 2000 (16 proc, 1 rack), Onyx deskside (still) and a Cray
Might be getting a new office/clubhouse soon in Virginia Beach. If this
happens then perhaps we will get the cray running.
It uses lots of 50 pin SCSI disk (shipped with 30). Hoping to scale that
Also worried about the "scan chain files" that can supposedly be
problematic if you don't have original stuff.
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