Yay - new DEC arrival (not *strictly* on topic. Or is it?)

From: Fred N. van Kempen <waltje_at_pdp11.nl>
Date: Tue Feb 10 14:05:18 2004

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Witchy wrote:

> > > I run Apache on Alpha VMS and it isn't slow.
> > Depends on the hardware, Eric... a 300LX isnt, um, spiffy.
> It's the fastest machine I've got that'll run VMS and Apache/PHP/MySQL
> though, until the University I got it from retires some DS10s in the next
> year or so :)
I was only pointing out to Eric that altho VMS-on-Alpha *can* be
quite nice, it largely depends on the system it runs on... yes,
it runs *very* nice on my new DS. It runs less nice, but still
good, on the CObra (DEC4000-620). It runs, um, period, on a
Multia :)

> Nothing's happened yet anyway 'cos I can't find big enough disks to install
> apart from a Compaq UltraSCSI 4 gb job that I'm sure I retired from the
> existing webserver 'cos it was getting noisy and I'd just got some spanky
> 18gb jobs.....the 4gb drive needs a cable and a wide/narrow converter before
> I can install it.
Lemme know if I can help.

> power consumption in the computer room - something I know you don't have a
> problem with :D
True.. I use *way* too much of that here.

Received on Tue Feb 10 2004 - 14:05:18 GMT

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