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"Big Iron" better than blade systems....

By Jaqui ·
In a recent article on ITWorld Canada's site, they state that "People issues" tilt the evaluation of the hardware architecture in favour of mainframe systems.

The example they use is a Privatised toll highway, with electrinoc tolls only, no toll booths.

http://www.itworldcanada.com//Pages/Docbase/ViewArticle.aspx?ID=idgml-3ed0dc7f-cc4f-4d78-a992-353b563b4fc5

Even though the mainframes are using the same processors, the blade systems have a lower performance rating. Plus the legendary mainframe reliability compared to the equally legendary pc un-reliability. ( caused by microsoft's poor excuse of a networking operating system )

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Hey Jaqui, you feeling okay buddy?

by CharlieSpencer In reply to "Big Iron" better than bl ...

I'm worried about you. You entered a subject with more than three words, and it actually gave a clue as to the topic of your posting :-)

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if you check in

by Jaqui In reply to Hey Jaqui, you feeling ok ...

the linux, software / webdevelopment listings the subjects of discussions I started do tend to give a clue.

it's the general chatter areas I don't do that with.

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Hmmmmm

by BFilmFan In reply to "Big Iron" better than bl ...

So that means a mainframe is better than Linux?

Are you SURE you are feeling okay?

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that's just it..

by Jaqui In reply to Hmmmmm

most mainframes are running linux

more cost effective for both the customer and the manufacturer, they don't have to buy custom written commercial unix that way.

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