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Re: IBM 390

IBM 390 was clocked at 500,000 apache hits per minute running Unixware in a
VM, and nothing else.  Try THAT on a Beowulf.  Doesn't happen.  Is some cool
peice of shit hardware ^_^


On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Michael Stone wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 25, 1999 at 12:25:49AM -0500, Phillip R. Jaenke wrote:
> > I could nearly garauntee you in writing that if I had an SP and full
> > Power3 specs, I could have Linux running on *ALL* the nodes within 6
> > months. Canned supercomputer. Just add Linux. 
> But why whould you want to do that? IBM demoed a "$150,000 beowulf
> outperforming a $5m cray," so supercomputers are obviously dead. ;)
> Mike Stone
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