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SEUL: The State of the Art
Just to keep everyone up to date. Sun has introduced a fundamental change
in the business workstation market that MIGHT play well into the hands of
3 months ago a Sun Ultra-SPARC workstation cost over $15,000. Today it
That is a 275MHz 64-bit CPU with 64MB of RAM and a 4.3Gig disk standard.
Microsoft dragged Windows into the workplace. Sun might drag Unix onto the
What does this mean? You might notice in your reading of
comp.os.linux.annouce the large number of Linux/Solaris applications being
announced. Linux applications like StarOffice are now shipping standard
with every Solaris workstation. If a person has a Ultra5 on their desktop
at work using StarOffice, they MIGHT want a platform that will run on
their PC that will support their work environment.
My client just ordered a dozen of these new Sun workstations. $3k is
NOTHING to large businesses for a desktop workstation.
There is a niche for linux ... Sun at home.
If NT is the answer, you didn't understand the question. (NOTE: Stolen sig)
Debian/GNU Linux ... the maintainable operating system.