[rescue] More IBM emulation fun

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 11:08:52 CST 2009

Mark Benson wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 12:00 -0500, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>>> ... and I wanted to declare the mainframe dead. Again. Shucks! :D
>> There's a System z10 here at work that has 64 900 MIPS processors and 
>> 1.5TB RAM.  I can't wait until machines like that come for scrap.
> I hope by the time they do you've sorted out a good, steady, renewable
> energy source to run them off, or you'll be singly responsible for
> running the world out of fossil fuels ;)

Actually, the power consumption isn't bad at all.  The semiconductor 
industry seems to improve power consumption with every new generation of 
IC process.

Peace...  Sridhar

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