Alexander Priem wrote:
I have considered Opteron, yes. But I think there are too many
uncertainties, like :

* It's a new CPU that has not proven itself yet.
* I don't think I can buy directly from IBM (according to their site), so
how about support (24x7) ? This will be very important to our client.
* I need to install and configure a 64bit Linux flavour which I don't know
(yet)

See http://www.monarchcomputer.com/ they custom build operton systems and preload them with Linux. You don't pay the Microsoft tax.


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