The thing with NT is that you can get different results depending on
whose hardware you run it on!

With the AS400 / OS400 , the hardware isn't even an issue.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Schenck, Don [mailto:Don.Schenck@WL.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 1999 3:02 PM
>To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
>Subject: RE: AS/400 vs. NT
>
>
>That's a cool story.
>
>My client as 14 NT Servers. I've been here two years; have 
>never had ONE go
>down.
>
>They have three AS/400's; had one go down in that time.
>
>Moral: Anecdotal evidence is worthless.
>
>Mike Otey -- remember him? -- writes in a recent issue of SQL Server
>magazine of Microsoft's Terra database or whatever. It has 
>99.9% uptime.
>
>It's getting to the point much like the automobile industry: 
>at some point,
>it doesn't much matter what you buy -- the quality is all good.
>
>I have no "religion" concerning servers and OSes.
>
>Except for Linux: I have TRIED to install it on TWO systems at 
>home with no
>success. Even had a Linux "guru" try it. It ain't ready for Prime Time,
>folks.
>
>Peace,
>
>-- Don Schenck
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Stone, Brad V (TC OASIS) [mailto:bvstone@taylorcorp.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 1999 3:25 PM
>To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
>Subject: RE: AS/400 vs. NT
>
>
>Roger,
>
>I couldn't have said better or more eloquently myself.  Bravo!
>
>Still reminds me of an idea our Network group had.  
>
>1. Get a whiteboard and put it on the outside door of the 
>computer room.
>2. List every server in the room.
>3. When the server goes down, put a hash mark next to the server name.
>
>After a few weeks, the AS/400 had one hash mark (someone must 
>have tripped
>over the UPS cord or something.)  All the other servers (NT) 
>had dozens of
>hash marks.  Which brings us to the last part of the idea...
>
>4. Take the whiteboard down before the AS/400 people see it.
>
>True story!
>
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