J C Lawrence (email@example.com)
Tue, 19 Jan 1999 14:40:00 -0800
On Mon, 18 Jan 1999 12:32:06 -0600
Jim W Howard<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> To make a long story short, I'd like to know what you folks out
> there who are HAPPY with your Alphas do with them. I'll probably
> sell mine to that sector, and buy myself an Intel.
I have a AS200 and a UDB/Multia. What do I do with them?
Web server (Apache/PHP), firewall, CVS repository, mail server,
news server, MUD server(s), SQL server (MySQL), web browsing (DU
Netscape), DES crack (of course), development.
Why Alpha? A couple of my development projects need 64bit support.
Most of the rest is security thru obscurity -- few to none of the
script kiddie hacks work on Alphas (they rely on one or more of x86,
little-endian, 32bit). This lets me be a little more sloppy in my
security maintenance and still keep a working system on the public
That and the fact that I've been able to get them at lower MIPS/$
ratios than x86.
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