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[Fwd: Re: [ale] sorta [OT] IO vs clock cycles]
I'm not going to reccomend Windows for anything. I think that Linux
handles thread much better then Windows and Java has many of them
going. Swing for instance will spawn a lot.
I'll forward this to ajug and see what those guys think.
On Thu, 2002-11-07 at 14:36, Cade Thacker wrote:
> Need a little bit of knowledge from you guys/gals. I got in a discussion
> about running Java in an enterprise system, and one of the gentlemen I
> repect a great deal said that Java would be much happier running on an NT
> box with a very high clock cycle, then a Unix work horse from IBM. His
> reasoning was that the Unix box is built(and build well) for IO intensive
> tasks, DB type stuff, where NT is build to take advantage of clock speed.
> Therefore the JVM would be happier on NT.
> On the same topic, we always hear that the mainframe downstairs has less
> horse power then our PCs, but yet the mainframe handles Millions of
> transactions a second, and my PC dogs out running 5 browsers at once.
> Please explain.
> Where do you guys think linux would fall in this debate?
> Thanks guys, and as always looking forward to your answers.
> On Linux vs Windows
> Remember, amateurs built the Ark, Professionals built the Titanic!
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