Re: Oracle chief architect says there ought to be one Linux distribution: Red Hat
Date: Fri, 09 May 2008 15:28:31 -0700
In article <slrng29bll.4pk.syscjm_at_sumire.gwu.edu>, Chris Mattern <syscjm_at_sumire.gwu.edu> wrote:
> > google does run toy hardware. I've seen more than enough of it at
> > datacenters.
> In that case, all I can say is that most corporations desperately
> need to make trip to the toy store.
Most corporations don't have an architecture that would benefit from that. Most of Google's is distributed, and so if a cheap server goes down, it is no big deal--it just puts a little more work on dozens of other servers until the dead server gets replaced.
-- --Tim SmithReceived on Fri May 09 2008 - 17:28:31 CDT