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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: Questions from a venture group
Date Tue, 24 Jun 1997 02:58:46 GMT
There is plenty of machine room space at my location and a fast 
(underused) net connection. Plus, I own the key...


> Well I would only want this if it could be homed on the net so that people
> can work on it remotely.  That doesn't make it easy to do things like have
> one high-end x86 that multiboots into solaris, freebsd, linux, or nt ...
> but it lets most of the performance testing be done.  I guess we'd just
> have to ask for four identically configured high-end x86 boxes ;)
> 
> Plus a console server, and whatever gunk you need to make NT consoles
> network accessible.
> 
> Damn, pretty fast you'd need a lab admin. 
> 
> Dean
> 
> On Mon, 23 Jun 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> > I think it would be cool here.  Let's do it at my house.
> > 
> > Sigh.  Sometimes I wish I lived in California.  Then I realize I would
> > have to live there to live there and scream.
> > 
> > I'm still slowly trying to gather enough things together to form a 100 meg
> > test network with enough clients to do valid testing so I can do a decent
> > benchmark, both between Unix servers and NT servers.  Sigh.  Hopefully...
> > 
> > On Mon, 23 Jun 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > 
> > > This reminds me of something. 
> > > 
> > > I have access to a fellow that could probably get us some donated high-end
> > > x86 equipment.  With a little effort we could probably find other vendors
> > > to donate us things like network gear (switches is what I'm thinking),
> > > machines of other architectures, and network bandwidth/machine room space.

> > > We could probably find enough to put together an Apache
> > > testing/performance lab (network accessible of course, given our dispersed
> > > situation). 
> > > 
> > > In return we could include a page listing the donations. 
> > > 
> > > I dunno, I think it would be cool ... but that's because I really want a
> > > good test lab for stressing the performance and getting good numbers :) 
> > > 
> > > Dean
> > > 
> > 
> > 




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