[ILUG] test plan omega - linux on the s/390
drjolt+ilug at redbrick.dcu.ie
Thu Mar 22 18:52:44 GMT 2001
Quoting <20010322181201.B70898 at enigma.redbrick.dcu.ie>
by Colin Whittaker <grimnar at redbrick.dcu.ie>:
> > Is it cheaper though?
> The savings on floor space, power etc plus admin time for 14K boxes
> is going to be big enough (I've seen the numbers worked out
> somewwhere before).
All those things are expensive, but so is a z900 or whatever it's
called these days. I haven't heard of any major hosting companies
ditching their boxes just yet...
> Plus any of these big iron boxes are great for reliability.
Doesn't mean you can get away without buying a service contract, or VM
training for your admins.
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