Hmmm...Well, I've worked a bunch on *NIX, and the user management and
security is much less than i5/OS'. Spooled output on *NIX is abysmal,
and the third party tools bring that level up to tolerable at best.
Work management on *NIX? Not even close.

There's not all that much difference from a development/web
server/data base standpoint. There is a huge difference from the
system administration standpoint.

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Steve Richter <stephenrichter@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Michael Ryan <michaelrtr@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> But i5/OS is more than just OS+DB2...why should it cost the same?

how?

AIX and Linux has a full suite of development languages and IDEs.

there must be spooled output support. esp 3rd party tools.

web server - any difference?

integrated security and joblogs could arguably just be a preference
and not better than the component approach taken by Unix.
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