Evan,

And what will they do for an application suite??

I do think there's merit to your mainframe to I migration idea as there is
that going on already and has been.



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Hi Don

Pretty much what I expected when Oracle picked up Sun.

My prediction: IBM will just package DB2 on p the same way; db2 consultants
generate way more services revenue then iSeries consultants.

It'll just be another "me too" play from IBM instead of anyone doing
anything radical, creative or imaginative.

I'm starting to wonder if the real value of i to IBM is to give the
mainframers something to migrate to. They're about the only guys that the i
pricing looks attractive to and who understand the benefits of the platform

Regards
Evan Harris


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Not only that but it says it's SPARC server is over 3x as fast as the
fastest IBM pseries...

Oh the fun is afoot... :)

The interesting thing here is, Solaris is probably the only TRUE full
spectrum, cradle to grave, desktop to high end corporate server o/s out
there. Solaris runs on your intel desktop (gee, there's an idea!), it runs
on midsize server (the kind you run windows server stuff on) and it runs on
HUGE servers...oh well... :)





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