Sparc desktop vs x86 desktop

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Fri Oct 17 11:02:14 CDT 2008

On Oct 17, 2008, at 10:53 AM, Dan Williams wrote:
> No it's a 2000. It's a lot bigger, noiser and heavier then I was
> expecting. I was thinking it was just a tower machine. I didn't
> realise the depth of it.

   Yes, it's a big box.

> Any idea how well these run with Solaris 10, do you know if it would
> run any quicker with 8 or 9.

   They are *fantastic* with Solaris 10.  10 is quite a bit quicker  
than 8 or 9 for most workloads.


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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