Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd May 2008 20:44 UTC, submitted by Moochman
Oracle and SUN Engadget got the chance to sit down with Jonathan Schwartz, the pony-tailed CEO of Sun Microsystems. Being the gadget blog that they are, Engadget asked Schwartz about the long-missing JavaFX Mobile platform Sun has promised, Java on the iPhone, and competing with Microsoft as an open source vendor.
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RE[5]: Shame ...
by segedunum on Mon 5th May 2008 20:01 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Shame ..."
segedunum
Member since:
2005-07-06

Look at the charts. The chart on the left is Total Server shipments. On the right x86 shipments.

It doesn't show that at all. What it shows is a yearly growth comparison. Sorry, I really don't know what it is you work on, or what interest you have in this, but you simply cannot read. Did you not read the article, or did you just spin in your chair?

This was actually written about in the article:

"Sun indicated that it had sold slightly more servers, but a much sharper rise of Opteron sales reveals that Sparc sales are still on the way down."


Sun sells more SPARC systems running Solaris than all the x86 systems combined. See above.

You can't read a simple article. See above.

But the opposite is true but your feeble mind can't comprehend it. Sorry try again.

You've been presented with two articles that say otherwise. Failing to read the first article in order to see what you want to see, and then completely ignore the second because you saw what you wanted to see in the first is..........a pretty damn sad thing to do in all honesty.

Goodbye.

Edited 2008-05-05 20:16 UTC

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RE[6]: Shame ...
by Arun on Tue 6th May 2008 15:40 in reply to "RE[5]: Shame ..."
Arun Member since:
2005-07-07


It doesn't show that at all. What it shows is a yearly growth comparison. Sorry, I really don't know what it is you work on, or what interest you have in this, but you simply cannot read. Did you not read the article, or did you just spin in your chair?


Read the damn charts again. The y axis is units in thousands and x axis is quarters. The chart is pretty simple.


"Sun indicated that it had sold slightly more servers, but a much sharper rise of Opteron sales reveals that Sparc sales are still on the way down.

Sun sells more SPARC systems running Solaris than all the x86 systems combined. See above.
You can't read a simple article. See above.


You are just daft. All that means the growth rate of SPARC servers is less that x86 servers. For example, Say last quarter Sun sold 200 SPARC and 12 x86 boxes and this quarter sun sold 250 SPARC and 24 x86 boxes. The growth rate for SPARC would be 20% but x86 would be 100%.

That does not mean Sun sells more x86 boxes than SPARC. Astounding level of ineptitude.



You've been presented with two articles that say otherwise. Failing to read the first article in order to see what you want to see, and then completely ignore the second because you saw what you wanted to see in the first is..........a pretty damn sad thing to do in all honesty.


Your articles disprove your own claim. Seriously I can't argue with such a difference in intellectual capacity.

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RE[7]: Shame ...
by segedunum on Tue 6th May 2008 16:17 in reply to "RE[6]: Shame ..."
segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

You absolutely, cannot read sweetheart, as you have ably demonstrated.

Those two graphs showed server unit growth, versus how much their x86 sales are growing. What they did not show was total units sold as you think that they do. From TFA:

"Sun indicated that it had sold slightly more servers, but a much sharper rise of Opteron sales reveals that Sparc sales are still on the way down. At the moment, Niagara generates returns of 100 million dollars per quarter, on a total of 1.3 billion in the area of servers."


That's it.

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