hardware costs, again...

Pete Holsberg pjh at mccc.uucp
Mon Jun 11 09:39:02 AEST 1990

In article <1990Jun8.083211.22300 at pegasus.com> richard at pegasus.com (Richard Foulk) writes:
=>]$1,000 in the case of SCO Open Desktop.  Admittedly, it's a
=>]2-user license, but you can't convince me you're going to
=>]be running the SLC as a server...
=>Why not?  It would blow the doors off any 386-based server.  Sun sells
=>the SparcStation 1 in a server configuration with disk, but no monitor
=>or keyboard.  Since the SLC is basically the same CPU, it should make
=>a decent server for a small network.
=An SLC would probably make an okay server if you didn't need any ports
=or anything.  Remember it doesn't have any slots.  Even the slower Sun
=3/60 workstation makes a decent server for a small network.

I have no experience with Suns but have wondered what terminals one
would use on a Sun server in order to take advantage of all those nice
windowy things that Sun has.  SunView, I think?

Prof. Peter J. Holsberg      Mercer County Community College
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