I've spent the past five years as an IBM apologist -- trying to implement
AS/400 systems in a VMS Ingres shop that wanted Unix and Oracle.  When I
leave here I'm gonna be a shepherd.  The only hardware I'll need is a crook
and my only software will be a dog.

Happy New Year.


-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Rehm []
Sent: Friday, December 28, 2001 1:25 PM
Subject: Re: Trivia: Processor MHz

Jim Damato wrote:

>I've implemented a fair number of large and small Unix-based business
>applications and I just don't see it.  Maybe this type of multi-stream
>technology is out there in the scientific community, but it's definitely
>there for our segment of the market.  Technology such as Oracle Parallel
>Query can only do so much, and I don't see the business world using Unix
>systems as a parallel processing powerhouse.  Not to the degree that one
>really say "That's one area the *nix (and maybe PASE?) just kicks the crap
>out of OS/400".
Jim, I think it is unfair to throw common sense and real world
experience into the fray. You keep that up, and you'll just be an "IBM


Chris Rehm

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