Timothy Murphy hath declared on Sunday the 03 day of December 2006 :-:
> On Sunday 03 December 2006 14:40, Thomas Pedoussaut wrote:
>> > > (a) Why are these things so cheap?
> > Small RAM, so no way to ruin the bandwith, small proc, massive parallel
> > archictecture for scale economy. Low power consumption. No smart
> > support.
>> I was thinking more of the server at <http://hetzner.de/>
> which seems to have plenty of RAM
> (4 GB, which is more than I have on my 5 machines put together),
> as well as 2 300GB disks if I understand correctly.
That particular one is 149 p/m, with 16% VAT is 173, or 2074 p/a.
They should gross over 6k for a 3 year life, or 10k over 5 years.
I've no idea what their costs are, but with sufficient quantities, they should
be able to make a reasonable profit...
> Why is there a union jack at the bottom of the ad, as a matter of interest?
It links to: http://hetzner.de/rootserver_en.html which is the english
translation of: http://hetzner.de/rootserver.html
Mr. Rogers could explain shoe-tying and make it seem like the coolest
thing in the world. He was our Uncle and older brother. He told us we
were special, and we knew he'd be there for us.
A cult leader, right down to the sneakers.
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