Andy,

What is your take on the SQL package and the Query?

Dare

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy Nolen-Parkhouse" <aparkhouse@mediaone.net>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 9:26 AM
Subject: RE: Development System on a NT 4 Server in an ADSL network


> Dare,
>
> I had two thoughts on the developer's program idea.  The first is IBM's
> PartnerWorld for Developers, which has been around for a very long time.
> The second is not in place yet, but there is an initiative under
> consideration within the iSeries Nation program to make low-cost
> machines available.  I don't know specifics on the second, your best
> source of information might be the archives of this list.
>
> PartnerWorld for Developers is an IBM program to support development on
> their platforms.  They have access to low cost hardware.  I haven't
> participated recently, but a few years ago, all IBM software was
> available at no cost and no charges for software subscription.  More
> information at:
>
> http://www.developer.ibm.com/welcome/hwmall.html
>
> I don't think you missed any of my points.
>
> Regards,
> Andy Nolen-Parkhouse
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: midrange-l-admin@midrange.com
> [mailto:midrange-l-admin@midrange.com]
> > On Behalf Of Dare
> > Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 9:00 AM
> > To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> > Subject: Re: Development System on a NT 4 Server in an ADSL network
> >
> > Thanks for your reply Andy.  One, what special developer's program.
> Pls
> > provide detail.  Second, if I can get some savings on the entire
> system I
> > will double the DASD.  Thirdly, I will look at the pricing of CAE and
> make
> > that decision.  Lastly, Query is a qiuck report writer, reusable, not
> too
> > complex,  can be learn quickly, and not as dangerous to give to
> beginners.
> > SQL is like a HLL  with all the powerhouse component.  As a System
> > developer
> > and an Admin I have different use for these 2 tools.  Let me know if I
> > miss
> > any of your points.
> >
> > Dare
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Andy Nolen-Parkhouse" <aparkhouse@mediaone.net>
> > To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> > Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 8:08 AM
> > Subject: RE: Development System on a NT 4 Server in an ADSL network
> >
> >
> > > Dare,
> > >
> > > The hardware and software on your configuration seems to be coming
> in at
> > > 78% of IBM list pricing.  I don't think you can do much better on
> new
> > > equipment through regular retail channels, although some of IBM's
> > > special developer programs might do better.
> > >
> > > In terms of the configuration, it doesn't look bad for a light-duty
> > > development box.  You'll need to decide whether 17.5 GB is enough
> > > storage for you.  If it were mine, I would probably want to include
> a
> > > single license of Client Access and would consider going with the
> > > three-year prepaid software subscription.  Personally, I would
> rather
> > > pay it up front and not worry about it later.  I would also echo the
> > > previous post questioning why you would want both Query/400 and the
> SQL
> > > Tools.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Andy Nolen-Parkhouse
> >
> >
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