Re: Oracle chief architect says there ought to be one Linux distribution: Red Hat

From: Tim Smith <>
Date: Fri, 09 May 2008 15:28:31 -0700
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In article <>,  Chris Mattern <> 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 Smith
Received on Fri May 09 2008 - 17:28:31 CDT

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