On 13 Dec 2001 thomas@inorbit.com wrote:

> > 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? >

I guess I'm unclear on what i/o processors you refer to.  I2O?  Raid
controllers?  Software i/o processing?  Async i/o?

James Rich

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