Aaron Bartell skrev:
direction? For example, there is no reason you shouldn't be able to have
your AS400 exposed to the internet AND support your intranet 5250 users.
But many times people choose to adopt a .NET front end and then do messaging
back and forth from the Wintel server to the AS400. The cost in dollars and
The .NET machine has lots and lots more CPU power than the IBM i (unless you have had very deep pockets).

This essentially allows you to service more clients with a front-end if there is any kind of complexity involved.

Also I found some time ago that the same program running on my PC accessing AS/400 resources completed _faster_ than the same program running on the i. We want the Java stuff on the i for logistic and political reasons, but for others the benefit is too small. I think :)


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