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Re: [K12OSN] Do you think this would serve your classroom?

They are sweet until the "annual maintenance fee" terms section. The fee
is based on the average and peak MIPS per month! Of course they also
last for decades.

On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 14:14 -0400, William Fragakis wrote:
> http://www.computerworlduk.com/technology/servers-data-centre/mainframes-supercomputers/news/index.cfm?RSS&NewsId=11579
> IBM announces new "baby" mainframe that can run Linux.
>  From the article:
> "The z10 BC was nearly 40 percent faster and has nearly four times the
> maximum memory of its predecessor, IBM said. The new business-class
> mainframe delivers capacity equal to 232 x86 servers, while the high-end
> mainframe is equal to nearly 1,500 x86 servers, IBM says.
> "The basic pricing of z10 BC starts at under $100,000, about the same as
> the previous business class mainframe. Typical deals will range from
> $250,000 to $500,000 Freund says. The top-of-the-line z10 mainframe
> announced in February starts at $1 million and the price increases
> dramatically depending on the configuration".
> Imagine the possibilities.
> Regards,
> William
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