Re: Why Linux, Why Debian
Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Feb 2004 07:45, Philip Brown <email@example.com> wrote:
>> If someone is specifically interested in
>> "how does solaris compare with linux", I would suggest finding a SCSI-based
>> x86 machine, and doing the comparison on that box.
> Why SCSI? For the same money IDE will significantly outperform SCSI.
Because SCSI-disk turn faster their access-time is smaller. Their
data-transfer-rate is not bigger, though.
There is no technical reason for this, it is simply caused by the fact
that manufacturers position scsi as high-end server product. There
are disks with "SCSI-type" hardware (10000RPM) and IDE interface (WD
raptor) but they are not cheaper than equivalent SCSI ones.
Hey, da ist ein Ballonautomat auf der Toilette!
Unofficial _Debian-packages_ of latest unstable _tin_