But i5/OS is more than just OS+DB2...why should it cost the same?

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Steve Richter <stephenrichter@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Harvell, Joel <jbharvell@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I heard a representative of IBM state that what made a system i, system
> p, and soon a system z was the operating system installed, the hardware
> was essentially the same.
>
> So, this story is not really surprising to me.

what will pleasantly surprise me is if i5/OS will be enabled to run on
systems like the p520 deskside, with a single core 4.2 GHz Power6
processor, for the same price as AIX + DB2.
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/p/hardware/entry/p520/configs/8203e4a1a.html


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