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Re: Re: System/34 -- Stinkin' NT _AGAIN_



fixed

   
   Easy. That supporting 3K users with dumb terminals sure needs lot 
less people than supporting 3K Win95 users. You call it overhead, i 
call it a fact of life, due to the so called "sophistication" of 
what's involved. Now, a real problem concerning support and 
administration. NT vs OS/400? For a experienced sysadmin, running 
either brings more or less the same quantity of problems. The real 
problem here is that the average NT sysadmin is different from the 
average OS/400 sysadmin. Besides being prepared on "learn all in a 
week" (oops, here they call it fast to market degrees ;-) ) courses 
and believing all that Microsoft's tells them, in NT its easy to lose 
focus behind all that GUI cr*p that masks most of the time the real 
problems. That doesnt happen most of the time on OS/400. Oh well, 
what am i doing here, defending NT? I must be having a nightmare, let 
me out, please! ;-) 


Pedro

>I'm not sure what you mean, Pedro. I think Dean was 
>simply pointing out that supporting NT requires much more overhead 
>than supporting OS/400.
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