Linux Magazine: Stairway to Geek Heaven
Mar 01, 2005, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)
[ Thanks to Jason
Perlow for this link. ]
"Most recently, Linux Magazine has reviewed a number of AMD
Opteron rigs, and that's no coincidence, because the AMD64 chip
currently provides the best bang-for-your-buck for high-performance
Linux servers and workstations. So this month, we look at--yes, yet
another--Opteron server. But this review has a twist, so read
"Most technology publications, especially those focused on PCs
and servers, tend to review hardware offered by the 'Tier 1
vendors,' such as HP, IBM, Sun, and Dell. To a lesser extent, those
same periodicals also review hardware from the so-called "Tier 2"
vendors, or those companies that are a fraction of the size of the
'The Big Four' and value price their hardware to compete..."