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Byte.com: How Big Does Your Unix Server Have To Be?

Jun 07, 1999, 10:06 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Moshe Bar)

"Too Big Or Too Small, The Boss Gets Mad"

"Sizing a Unix server, be it Linux or commercial Unix, is not for the faint of heart. Over-estimating the capacities of the system results in unhappy users and a bad year-end review by the boss. Under-estimating the power of the machine results in a machine too big for the workload and ultimately an angry boss, as well."

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