OK - I remember cheering loudly - jumping up & down, and I also remember
similar performance when I was manipulating a 60,000 record file on a PC
@ the time.

        DB2 on an AS/400 is the flat footest, most fantastic - quick as
a bunny - faster then a speeding bullet Database in the world.  Problem
is, a green screen ain't going to show it off unless you're crunching
reports @ Light speed.  You need "Yahoo like" traffic to see the real
lookup speed.  A relational database on an AS/400 kicks the butt off of
mainframes, etc..

Message: 3
From: "David Bulog" <d2ba@xtra.co.nz>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Subject: - the simple query on the 400 that was 5 minutes was 45
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 11:17:17 +1300
Reply-To: midrange-l@midrange.com

Andrew,
Do you have any more detail?How was the Query done on the AS/400
and what was the backend db for the PC
cheers Dave

<.  In
Computerworld - I read of a company that had to switch back from PC
Server to AS/400 - the simple query on the 400 that was 5 minutes was 45
minutes on a PC... for Database - the 400 is the fastest on the
planet...



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