It might seem odd, but it not that expensive. Provided you really need -or could use- the performance given. Actually...
I think I have a phone call to make.
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As long as an essential plugin (to use FF in my office without the network guys detecting me and forcing me back to IE6) is not supported in 3.5, I can´t move on to 3.5.
And FF3.0.11 instead of IE6 is "an offer you can´t refuse". At least not if you expect to get any bloody work done.
* Don´t * fucking * compare * anything * to * a * fucking * single * chip * p570. Its a goddamn eight socket server built for 3/4 TB ram, not one of your stupid entry-level toys.
If you want one socket buy a p510.
and for benchmarks:
Yes, of course a T5440 is faster than three p570s, thats why SUN dominates the HPC sector by taking the first ten places in the Top500 year by year. Oh, wait...
Whoa, loads of AC flogging the dead remains of SUN to bash IBM.
You know its a weird day when you have one -ever so tiny- sympathy for Matt B.
anyway: Could the AC from 1652 (4th post) please tell which single failure is able to take down a p595? Or a 570, for that matter? I´d be greatly interested.
very much welcome our new masters. But seriously, if its a vegetarian, it CAN´T be my master.
Also, I do have slight troubles imaginating a vile killerrobot wearing sandals and requesting a rucola-souflé and an unript spelt grain/tofu burger.
Nope, not gonna happen.
...your foster parents were all well until your stepmother got a fit when I devoured the houseplants...
with ~50kEur approx being what we would save (in new disks) using thin provisioning, I am not exactly amused by IBM charging us 50k to enable it.
Ah well, they will learn when I get my AMS2500... That will teach them (and me, considering the work migrating 70TByte off some DS8k...)
These things are (usually, ´cept in .it, it seems) wielded by a woman in an extraordinarily high stress condition. You do the math.
anyway, reminds me of a friends wedding where the girls rushed forward and one being stopped by her friend who shouted "YOU TOUCH THAT GODDAMN THING AND I`LL CHOP YOUR HANDS OFF!"
Beer, Czech lager please. Less hazzle than a woman.
I´m not that sure whether the thing is overpriced. They most probably don´t have regular SATA drives attached since they need dual-port drives to protect against contoller failure. Which adds another 16port controller. Then casing, PSU, interface cards, some brains in between and finally quite some "buffer" to give those huge discounts enterprise customers learned to expect.
Personally, I wouldn´t expect anyone to pay more than 45k for one.
Nope, on second look: thats quite an aggressive price.
To make it look even better: to add a 800GB rank of stec zeus to our DS8k would cost around 100k, and we already have most of the box.
which could do anything (speed, range, acceleration, looks) better than this one, cost 3000 Euro equivalents and was a pretty decent dirtbike for its time.
Now I have a Suzuki DRZ400 which can do the same as the XT, cost 6000 Euros, is 10% heavier and an barely sufficient dirtbike.
In future I am supposed to ride something like *that*?
What the hell is wrong with the motorcyle industry?
Czech lager, please, lots of it.
100kW, does that amount to a Light laser? We could mount five of these then onto an 80 tons Charger and have invented the white elephant. Though the sorry remains of FASA might sue us.
Still, I´d wait a couple of years and get a medium Las on a Locust.
anyway: I, for one, Welcome Mr. Grayson "Death" Carlyle.
...this array is almost as fast as a dead cow in the swamp. Not to mention the extreme reliability of two dozen sata drives - they are so proud of them they will give you four years less waranty than on SAS drives if you use the drives only every fifth day (20% duty cycle).
Sorry, I don´t have enough money to afford cheap arrays.
I actually quite like the F22 and it probably is the best air superiority fighter available.
~200 of them should be enough for anything short of Russia.
Add in some 600 F15E as multirole craft and then add A10s until the grunts are happy.
F35s for anything the F15/A10 cant do and complement the F/A18 -> tadaa: just a few bombers and many transports and you´re all set.
Though you most probably have to upgrade the A10 quite a bit... is there anything else around which provides comparable loitering capability while still being able to cause proper mayhem?
Nope, the Predator/Reaper doesn´t count, it lacks a dozen hardpoints and four tons payload.
bing comes up without the big "you have disabled java" message. Of course both pages need some kind of scripting, so both wont work without exeptions in noscript. Only Kayak tells you beforehand ;)
CONCLUSION: bing looks better on first impression, easy to begin with, utter crap if you actually try to use it -> certainly a true Mirco§oft product.
beer, since I still try to find out what in those glasses. lemme have ´nother sip.
Hmmm, if the 64G models cost less than half of the larger ones, why not raid-0 them and be done with it? I mean, its not like sata ports are scare these days. Add in a 1,5TB HDD for backup/mass-storage/streaming and keep the fast SSDs free to saturate the I/O subsystems whenever needed.
Sounds fine to me.
 backup in terms of "weekly copies of the raid-0", offsite copies would still be made on DVD-RAM/Blueray/etc...
Paris, because of ... saturation ;)
Being a UNIX guy maybe I lack some basic understanding, but where is the deal on the R410?
You could get a much better machine from -say- HP (DL380G6 491332-001) for 3,5k , and though IBM doesn´t disclose prices on the x3650M2, I know we pay a lot less than 5k for a pretty decent 3650M2 (but I´m not allowed to tell you how much ;)).
What did I miss?
Paris, because of confusion.
ok, without a drive, but you´ll surely be able to find one for the 1500 USD difference.
I´ve seen nicer cars. otoh, I actually like the design of the Saab 9-5 station wagon, so YMMV.
btw: 9-5sw are currently available on 40 to 50% discount, i.e 25kEur for the 2.3Turbo. So if anyone needs "a hardtop with a decent engine and [make sure it's got] a big trunk..."
That there is one damn fine coat you're wearin'.
So, this thing was fast enough to dig a rather decent hole into the ground but faild to obliterate Mr Blank?
Fortunately I live in Essen, so I´ll keep you posted...
ok, no hit, just a close miss.