lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Jun]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: [OT] Threads, inelegance, and Java
Date
Davide Libenzi <davidel@xmailserver.org> writes:

>On 20-Jun-2001 Russell Leighton wrote:
[...]
>> I had a company that gaves us a tech briefing of their system.
>> They dumped mega-bucks into multiple Sun E10000s they needed to run their
>> Java apps...
>> the were proud of their scalable design, just add more hardware!
>> True, the high level design was fine and trivially scalable w/more hw BUT
>> what a waste, if their app was done in C they could have
>> had it run faster and it would have cost them significantly less (in the
>> millions of $$).

>1) HW is cheaper than software engineers time

>2) to find Java developers is easier than to find C developers

>3) the ETA of the same project developed in Java is shorter than the same
> project done in C

4) The Java project is easier ported from e.g. Windows to Linux or
Solaris to Windows.

Amen. You're right on spot. HW is cheap. Even E10K are cheap
(relatively seen. ;-) )

Regards
Henning


--
Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen -- Geschaeftsfuehrer
INTERMETA - Gesellschaft fuer Mehrwertdienste mbH hps@intermeta.de

Am Schwabachgrund 22 Fon.: 09131 / 50654-0 info@intermeta.de
D-91054 Buckenhof Fax.: 09131 / 50654-20
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:55    [W:0.135 / U:0.260 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site