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Re: [SLUG] Reference Sites - Large Linux Implementations
- To: clarkj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Reference Sites - Large Linux Implementations
- From: Michael Sztachanski <michaels@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Nov 1 13:47:47 2000
- Cc: Steven Kerr <linux.com@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "slug@xxxxxxxxxxx" <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Organization: Turbolinux Pty Ltd
> On 31 Oct, 2000 - 21:54:00, Steven Kerr wrote:
> > Sluggers
> > Is anyone aware of large linux installations (in the order of 250-350
> > concurrent user) running text based applications (not X).
> > The company I work for is in the market for replacing an aging Data
> > General system (DG/UX) and the idea of using linux has popped up.
> > What I am interested in is the possibilty of talking to IT staff of
> > companies that already have this sort of connectivity running under
> > Linux on a single box platform.
> > Hardware that we are possibly looking at is named branded (IBM
> > Netfinity, Compaq and HP), maybe 100Gb Raid-5 disk, 2-4Gb Memory and
> > possibly 2-4 Xeon Processors. The budget is quite large, given the
> > purchase price and on-going maintenance cost of the DG system. The
> > system would fit into our existing frame WAN.
> > As a first step, what I need to convince 'the management' of is that
> > linux is upto the task, so 1 or 2 reference sites would be
> > appreciated.
> Do these reference sites need to be local to Oz?
> I came across this article the other day:
> IBM Japan to Install 15,000 Linux Servers in Lawson Stores
We have some, what exact would you like?
Snr. Technical Engineer
Turbolinux Aust. Pty Ltd
Lvl1, 255 George Street,
SYDNEY NSW Australia 2000
Ph: +61 2 9252 6011
Fx: +61 2 9252 6022
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