It's something that's always puzzled me. Which came first, the 80x86 based pc or the AS/400? I'd argue that from the hardware point of view, the pc is the legacy box. <g> > -----Original Message----- > From: Stone, Brad V (TC) [mailto:email@example.com] > Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 5:51 AM > To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com' > Subject: RE: AS/400s Extinct at Microsoft > > > They sure liked using the word "legacy" when referring to the > AS/400. They > should look up the meaning. too bad they don't mention the > model of AS/400 > they were using. > > I wonder if a windows machine will ever last long enough to be called > legacy? > > And their storage grows at 5GB a week. That means that since > 1995, if they > started at zero, would have 1.3TB divided by 15 machines is > 86GB per machine > (unless my calculator is bust). Still getting sub-second > access. I woner > why we can't get that on only a few hundred Meg on our SQL > servers. Hmmm... > They can't be talking about their websites. I know that's > not sub-second. > > I wonder if MS is feeling the power of the iSeries e-Server > AS/400 Midrange > System Application e-Lou Server? > +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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