On Tue, 18 Dec 2001, Walden H. Leverich wrote:
> 4) But I can't understand the advantage of the integrated xSeries. Why would
> I want to run W2K in an iSeries? The only advantage I can think of is a
> smaller footprint in the computer room and given that I can fit 42 W2K
> servers in a rack using 1U optimized servers I don't really accept that
> reason. You don't get to use the CPU or Memory of the machine. You can't
> manage it from the greenscreen. While you can use iSeries disk you can get
> just as reliable disk on a PC in the form of Shark and the like. I doubt you
> get any advantage from the io processors since there is no OS knowledge to
> drive them. I don't see a stability or manageability advantage.

This begs the question "Why would you want to run Windows?" (ever)

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