At 08:43 PM 8/30/2005, Michael Stone wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 08:41:40PM -0400, Ron wrote:
>>The scary thing is that I've worked on RW production systems that
>>bore a striking resemblance to a TPC benchmark system. As you can
>>imagine, they uniformly belonged to BIG organizations (read: lot's
>>'o $$$) who were using the systems for mission critical stuff where
>>either it was company existence threatening for the system to be
>>done, or they would lose much $$$ per min of down time, or both.
>Yeah, and that market is relevant to someone with one dell server
>and 2 hard disks how?
Because successful small companies that _start_ with one small server
and 2 HDs grow to _become_ companies that need far more HW; ...and in
the perfect world their SW scales to their increased needs...
_Without_ exponentially increasing their costs or overhead (as Oracle
and DB2 currently do)
THIS is the real long term promise of OS DBMS.
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