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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Programming Language Advocacy (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: "Karl A. Nyberg" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2006 19:48:01 +0100
Reply-To: Wojtek Narczynski <[log in to unmask]>
From: Wojtek Narczynski <[log in to unmask]>
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Karl A. Nyberg wrote:
> I hope soon to be the recipient of an evaluation Sun Niagara T1000 via their
> "Try and Buy" program (https://www.sun.com/tryandbuy/index.jsp) and would
> like to try to make it available for folks with an application that they
> would like to run in this kind of an environment.  It will be an 8-core
> machine (which, with their "4 threads per core pipelining", well, you get
> the idea...).  If you are interested, please drop me a line.
>
>   

We had such a machine for one month. Nice machine, but somewhat 
"special". Getting the GNAT (gnat-gpl 2006) to work was nontrivial, but 
we did it. However, it turned out that the application we're developing 
(email dispatcher) was not ready to work well on 32 very slow CPUs.

-- 
Thank you,
Wojtek Narczynski
president

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