All of the S series were optimized for batch. At that time (not so long ago)
IBM sold 6xx and Sxx models, the 6xx's were optimized for interactive jobs,
the Sxx's for batch, these have been replaced by the 7xx's, which are tuned
before delivery for one or the other.


Dale Draper
Sega Enterprises, Inc. (USA)
Dale.Draper@seu.sega.com



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Debbie Helms [SMTP:DHelms@Lance.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 1999 8:07 AM
> To:   'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
> Subject:      ok let me be stupid
> 
> I am trying to determine what a particular AS400 model would be best used
> for. Are particular systems designed for primarily batch work or
> querys/interactive ??? I am looking at a  Model S30.   Is there a book or
> web sight that would give me this information.  I keep hearing that
> certain
> models were optimized for servers or production.  Where does this
> information come from?  
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