Huh.

Who'd have guessed that a brand new SPARC would be faster than a 10
month old Power System? At least until December probably...

Regards,

Scott Ingvaldson
Senior IBM Support Specialist
Midwest Region Data Center
Fiserv.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark S. Waterbury [mailto:mark.s.waterbury@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, September 07, 2009 9:42 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Wall St. Journal, Sept 3, Page 1...

Hi, Don:

Do you mean this ad?

http://www.oracle.com/ad/images/SUN_SparcvsIBM_2288sec.pdf

Cheers,

Mark S. Waterbury

Don wrote:




Uh, anyone happen to read the ad in the bottom right of the front page

of WSJ on 9/3???



Looks like the fun is starting.just as expected. Just keep in mind
that an
estimated 95% of all pSeries boxes run Oracle and Oracle applications
and that Oracle is IBM's biggest pSeries business partner. :-)



I think I'm going to enjoy this one. :-) IBM may decide there's
reason to
remember they have a box called AS/400 :-)

DR2




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