I will riddle you back!
On Nov 4, 2008, at 10:50 PM, Jim Starkey wrote:
> Cheap servers (quad core Intel) can send 39,.000 messages through a
> switch per second without breaking a sweat (measured between WinXP
> and 64 bit Linux both running Q9450 quad-core Intel processors @
> 2.66 GHz). A disk with an average access time of 6 milliseconds can
> sustain 166 operations per second.
> What does this suggest about the future of database systems built
> around disks?
If memory that is attached attached the processor is no longer
volatile how ludicrous is it to develop using a paradigm of "disk" and