Hiring senior and less-senior engineers

Scott Barlow scott.barlow at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 13:38:00 MST 2008


On Jan 7, 2008 1:26 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jonathan at utahpython.org> wrote:

> On 1/7/08, Scott Barlow <scott.barlow at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Jan 7, 2008 11:33 AM, Jonathan Ellis <jonathan at utahpython.org> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > We're deploying on HP-UX on Itanium
> >
> >
> > Is it the specific registers that you're taking advantage of (like
> > security), or the throughput?
>
> My understanding is it's basically because we need HP-UX for some
> legacy code and some of the decision makers felt that given this, it
> would be simplest to standardize on HP-UX for everything.
>
> -Jonathan
>

Ah - gotcha. Most Itanium deployments are HP-UX anyways. Believe it or not,
Supermicro will have a new Itanium motherboard release when the quad-core
chips come out this year.

Thanks -

Scott



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