[rescue] Whither Solaris 10

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 18:27:49 CDT 2015

On 29 April 2015 at 00:21, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>   One of the only bits of work I got when I lived in FL was replacing
> the IT infrastructure of a small party store chain.  They were running
> on very old (Pentium-I) SCO servers, using a home-grown inventory
> management/POS system.  It was actually really nice.
>   The hardware was, of course, failing left and right.  They were dead
> set against moving away from their software because they liked it and it
> did everything they needed, so I virtualized the SCO servers (VMware can
> be coerced to provide a configuration that SCO Openserver-V likes),
> replaced their POS terminals (Windows XP boxes) with Sun Rays back-ended
> by Linux, and they're still running it all to this day...now it's just a
> bit more future-proofed.

Nice. An enlightened upgrade! :-)

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