[rescue] More IBM emulation fun

Jonathan Katz jon at jonworld.com
Wed Feb 11 10:47:06 CST 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, just looking at the rated statistics, a seriously fast top-of-the-line
> PC running only Hercules can run about 300 MIPS.  The smallest possible
> configuration of the previous-to-current generation of IBM mainframe (System
> z9) runs a touch more than 600 MIPS.
> Plus, don't forget that the I/O capability of a modern mainframe is quite
> impressive.  A PC has a teeny tiny fraction of the I/O capability.

... and I wanted to declare the mainframe dead. Again. Shucks! :D


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