Re: Alternatives to Dell?

From: Cott Lang
Subject: Re: Alternatives to Dell?
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In response to: Alternatives to Dell?  (Josh Berkus)
Responses: Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Joshua D. Drake")
Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Andrew Sullivan)
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Alternatives to Dell?  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: Off-list Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Josh Berkus, )
  Re: Off-list Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Sven Willenberger, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Steven Rosenstein, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Matthew Marlowe", )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Geoffrey, )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Iain", )
   Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Geoffrey, )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Mike Rylander, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Geoffrey, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Merlin Moncure", )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Geoffrey, )
   Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Dave Cramer, )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Geoffrey, )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Steinar H. Gunderson", )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Frank Wiles, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Bruce Momjian, )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Steinar H. Gunderson", )
   Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Thomas F.O'Connell, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Anjan Dave", )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Joe Conway, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Merlin Moncure", )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Robin Ericsson, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Cott Lang, )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
   Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Cott Lang, )
    Re: Alternatives to Dell?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Cott Lang, )
     Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Mike Rylander, )
      Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Cott Lang, )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Andrew Sullivan, )
 Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Vivek Khera, )
  Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Bruce Momjian, )
 Re: Off-list Re: Alternatives to Dell?  (Vivek Khera, )

Consider Sun's new line of Opterons. They've been around for a couple of
years under the Newisys name. I'm using dozens of them for web servers
and PG servers and so far both the v20z and v40z have been excellent
performers with solid reliability.  The pricing was also competitive
since Sun is looking to break into the market.



On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 14:24 -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
> Folks,
>
> A lot of people have been having a devilish time with Dell hardware lately.
> It seems like the quality control just isn't there on the Dell servers.
>
> Thing is, some companies are required to use 1st-tier or at least 2nd-tier
> vendors for hardware; they won't home-build.   For those people, what vendors
> do others on this list recommend?   What have been your good/bad experiences?
>



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