ZDNet: Linux Displacing Solaris?
Apr 27, 2006, 02:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"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
"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..."