On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 10:11:35PM +0000, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
>> > We've looked at Opteron, but it's not available on the
> > infrastructure we need
>> And it doesnt /appear/ to have the IO infrastructure needed for 64bit
> machines either.
>> > - itanium is there, but it's simply too costly for what we're doing
> > right now
>> Curious, is it as expensive as sparc64 and alpha? more expensive
> even? :)
More expensive. We specced a box for a customer that needed *lots* of RAM
recently, and we got a quote for a single CPU HP box for $36,000. Check
out the HP website. It's a bit mad.
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