> Soon we will be planning to buy an UltraSPARC Enterprise Server for a
> satellite data collection system, and we also need to support about a
> dozen Windows NT boxes for typical office applications. Would it be better
> to run something like Hummingbird Maestro on them, or put a Netware or
> SAMBA fileserver on the UltraSPARC? Since the UltraSPARC will have
> redundant CPU's and a giant RAID array anyway, I'd feel more comfortable
> putting ALL of our data in the same place, where it can be backed up from
> the same tape drive, and protected by the same RAID, rather than buying a
> separate Windows NT server box. Right?
Why ultrasparc? I assume its because the applications are for sparc?
I dont know if you've read specs lately but the alpha's are more of a
punch for the $ than any sparcs. At least the data i have seen shows them
to be. Didn't know if you had looked at alphas as an alternative.
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