HMC is a separate purchase but for small completely hosted partitions you don't need one (You would use LAN console.)

OS + Users + compilers + editors + iAccess etc so your guess on price is in the right neighborhood.

In a small system like this the HMC is near the cost of the server :-(

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

On 2/5/2013 11:34 PM, Joe Pluta wrote:

On 2/5/2013 10:07 PM, DrFranken wrote:
Well for such small partitions as that you can easily do that with a
single CPU and probably 4 drives. You could easily make one partition a
guest of the other or create a 'host' partition and then two small
guests. Each partition would have probably 40GB usable if that's enough
for you.

I'm not sure what you mean by solid state backup but you could certainly
attach an SSD via USB and back up to that.

Okay, list for a 4-core i is about $6000. Are you saying the OS is
another $9-10K? And roughly how much is the HMC? Is that a separate

I may have to replace Mathilda some day, even though she is surviving
quite nicely on a steady diet of disk drives.


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