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ZDNet: Linux Displacing Solaris?

Apr 27, 2006, 02:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)

"Grandpa over there, he's just dumb: ran some home brew ERP in something called Progress on a Sun 6500, cost him a million bucks--me, I can do that job using Great Plains and four Xeons for about $10K. What an idiot he was to fall for that SPARC/Solaris stuff--cost his company hundreds of thousands a year, and this went on for like ten years. I mean, what an idiot--and where were his bosses?

"Ever want to strangle somebody like that? well, hold the impulse because, except for the anachronisms, the personal insults, and his conclusions, he's got a point..."

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