Linked by Adam S on Thu 23rd Dec 2004 13:05 UTC, submitted by Usman Latif
Oracle and SUN Sun Microsystems is focusing on Opterons and Solaris x86 for a good reason. Sun has figured out a way to make x86 hardware cheaper than anyone else. Sun is hoping that by leveraging its cost advantages the company will be able to ensure the success of its x86 hardware and Solaris.
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Re: Sun's strategy
by Rodin on Thu 23rd Dec 2004 20:23 UTC

" Use Sparc as hardware platform as it is proven, scales extremely well, and fairly cheap"

Cheap? Compared to what??