hardware costs, again...
pjh at mccc.uucp
Mon Jun 11 09:39:02 AEST 1990
In article <1990Jun8.083211.22300 at pegasus.com> richard at pegasus.com (Richard Foulk) writes:
=>]$1,000 in the case of SCO Open Desktop. Admittedly, it's a
=>]2-user license, but you can't convince me you're going to
=>]be running the SLC as a server...
=>Why not? It would blow the doors off any 386-based server. Sun sells
=>the SparcStation 1 in a server configuration with disk, but no monitor
=>or keyboard. Since the SLC is basically the same CPU, it should make
=>a decent server for a small network.
=An SLC would probably make an okay server if you didn't need any ports
=or anything. Remember it doesn't have any slots. Even the slower Sun
=3/60 workstation makes a decent server for a small network.
I have no experience with Suns but have wondered what terminals one
would use on a Sun server in order to take advantage of all those nice
windowy things that Sun has. SunView, I think?
Prof. Peter J. Holsberg Mercer County Community College
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