curious about the base price of a sun t1000 server

Posted on 2006-05-30
Last Modified: 2013-12-27

They are going to support Ubuntu and I was wondering if this was going to be a "cost effective" solution compared to a
"x86" box.

I am just looking for a bare ballpark price.  

The processor is a screamer :)  
Question by:bitmechanic
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    At the top of the page you posted, hover over Products, then click on Servers under that.

    That page lists the  sun servers with a "Price and Buy" link.  Click on that link, and it allows you to get a price for a server configured they way that you want.

    If you are in the education business, Sun has discounts that do not show up on that page...
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    The price is depends on where you are, contact your local Sun office for details.

    For Education institute, you might be able to get very good discount for Sun

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    Do I feel stupid :)

    Back in the day I do not think they posted prices on their web site.  I remember back in 98 calling sun for base prices and they would not give them to me.  I was a small fish  : (

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    Judging by the information I have now these servers take up almost no space, half the electic and run on free linux and free apps.  I think the people that get these will run them until they just plain die of old age ( servers, not the people ).

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    I would suggest runnung Solaris rather than linux, since it is safer from hackers.  Script kiddies attack linux boxes on a regular basis, but the scripts and root kits they use do not work on Solaris.

    It is also free...

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    A very valid comment !!

    Non binary compatability

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