Subject: Re: OffTopic: Intel's dependent on the Alpha chip...
To: Brian Hechinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
Date: 11/01/2001 19:52:15
On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 01:43:11PM -0500, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> > If you want the utmost in stability (and you do want that for a wafer fab)
> > VMS outdoes the competition (yes, also Unix competition!)
> us UNIX weenie wave our uptime numbers around at each other, VMS people don't
> do that. why? you install VMS, boot the machine, and expect it to run until
> you take it offline. the pair of 6000 boxes at the one place i worked at ran
> from the day they were installed, up until they were removed from the facility
> late last year. never shut down. not once. god i love that stuff.
Yep.. ;) I'm a Unix weenie myself, but VMS sure beats it for stability.
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