Chris, 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. -Jim -----Original Message----- From: Chris Rehm [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Friday, December 28, 2001 1:25 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 not >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 can >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 apologist." >-Jim > -- Chris Rehm email@example.com Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. 1 John 4:7
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