From: John P. Looney (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Fri 18 Feb 2000 - 12:13:19 GMT
On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 12:06:54PM +0000, Brian Scanlan mentioned:
> On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 12:08:53PM +0000, Miles wrote:
> > "Today, a Solaris upgrade for a system with 16 to 32 processors costs
> > $32,000. For a system with 33 to 64 processors, the cost is $90,000"
> > - What has this got to do with Microsoft? They don't sell any hardware at
> > all?
> You misunderstand - A Solaris license for a machine with 33-64 processors
> can cost $90,000. If you are running a machine with that many processors,
> though, you shouldn't begrudge spending that on the best OS for running on
> them, though. ;)
Hmm. I've seen invoices for such Sun machines, but not the bill for the
OS. Is that a cost if you don't buy the hardware off Sun or what ?
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