Subject: RE: Google news archive
To: Eric Smith <>
From: Boatman on the River of Suck <>
List: port-vax
Date: 12/12/2001 18:19:10
On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Eric Smith wrote:

> > But sorts and searches (DB2, 650 million records, randomly generated)
> > on my G5 running z/OS on z/VM easily beat the living shit out of the
> > same operation on my login server (eight processor 700MHz Pentium III
> > Xeon, Linux).
> Sure, but it won't beat the living shit out of a farm of 6000 high-end
> PCs, or even a few hundred high-end PCs.

It would as far as I/O bandwidth, but not processing oomph.

Peace...  Sridhar