Linked by David Adams on Wed 7th Sep 2011 21:15 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Sources close to Canonical and IBM are telling me that Ubuntu may soon be certified on IBM's System p mini-computers and blades and System z mainframes.
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Those aren't drystone MIPS in the table for z196. They are the zMIPS mentioned earlier in the article. You are comparing different units and drawing incorrect conclusions.

Yes I know it is different MIPS, I am aware of that.

However, there are other links that show IBM Mainframe cpus are slow, as well.

Here are some numbers that show how slow IBM Mainframe cpus are:

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