Looking for a small fast VAX development machine

Mouse mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Mon Feb 22 08:31:15 CST 2016

> I at least have a card cage with an uVAXII (KA630, UC07 etc ) and had
> run Quasijarus a while before.  Yes it's fun to play with old
> machines, but I don't think that it is funny to build and test
> Software like PostgreSQL on them.

If I cared about PostgreSQL I would; testing on slow/small machines is
a very effective way to keep developers honest, instead of hiding
algorithmic sins behind "hit it with enough hardware speed it's not
visible" - not visible, that is, until it goes into production with a
large job.

It's one of the reasons (there are others) I no longer track NetBSD:
they've dropped that.

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