On Tue, 11 December 2001, James Rich wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Scott Klement wrote:
> > I think your benchmarks would be radically different depending on what
> > you were actually benchmarking for.  Database I/O would almost definitely
> > favor the iSeries.  Network I/O would certainly go towards one of the
> > other platforms.
> Why do you believe that database i/o would be better on iSeries?  If both
> systems run DB2 then the only advantage I can think of is that iSeries
> probably runs DB2 in kernel.

I believe the common answer is that iSeries relies heavily on I/O processors. 
Unix (or Windows or...) apparently has no common (if any) means of supporting 
similar. No?

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