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To: Sr K who wrote (64840)1/5/2014 9:00:17 PM
From: Justinfo
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Apologies for digging up this old thread. But what are you referring too? Why would IBM not see losing SUN as a loss back then?

Considering how hard it has been for Oracle to turn around suns HW business, maybe IBM knew something about Hardware businesses.

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To: Justinfo who wrote (64861)1/6/2014 4:44:26 AM
From: Arthur Tang
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Oracle has to add wifi to Sun computers for data centers. IBM computers also had to change from wired connections to wifi for parallel processing.

ARRS will license edgeqam wifi for parallel cloud computing on data center operations.

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To: Arthur Tang who wrote (64862)1/7/2014 12:21:01 AM
From: Justinfo
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Sorry but I dont understand, Aren't datacenters an ethernet >1Gbps places? Servers have backplane, switches etc to ensure ensure networking is possible. Its extremely complex. How is WIFI incorporated into servers? What is the advantage? Unless they use robotics for inventory or service related requests.

How does WIFI help with parallel processing? Isnt parallel processing more to do with number of CPU/GPU cores?

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To: Justinfo who wrote (64863)1/7/2014 4:19:01 AM
From: Arthur Tang
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Ethernet is wired, connecting cpus by load distribution(4 stacked). Wifi for each cpu made them connectivity by packets especially edgeqam used by satellite transmission. Each edgeqam channel can be separated to another by 3 cycles in frequency.

This technology might be patents held by ARRS. CableTV plants use equipment connected by packets, which is the ideal way to do cloud computing.

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From: Sr K5/8/2015 10:55:44 PM
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OT

wsj.com

The Golfing Upstart of Silicon Valley

Maverick McNealy, the top-ranked college golfer and son of a Sun Microsystems founder, didn’t begin playing full-time until college

May 8, 2015 6:43 p.m. ET

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