Subject RE: [IB-Architect] Interbase Culture and Open Source
Author Tim Uckun
At 08:05 PM 3/29/00 -0400, you wrote:
>From: "Claudio Valderrama C." <cvalde@...>
> And I assume the Oracle power unit or unit of CPU performance
> still applies
>to one processor, right? As I understand things, if you are installing
>Oracle on a four-processor Intel with NT, for example, you have to calculate
>your power unit according to the CPU speed and then multiply this value by 4
>to get the cost of your puchase. In comparison, IB SuperServer in NT will
>bounce nicely among the four processors... no processor will feel bored. ;-)

Yes you are right. More processors means more bucks. What I find facinating
is how much Oracle has dropped their prices in the last 6 months.
Tim Uckun
Mobile Intelligence Unit.
"There are some who call me TIM?"