Daily Archives: March 4, 2012

Mini Versus Micro

I can remember when minicomputers extended the reach of the mainframe and eventually competed with mainframes. Then microcomputers came along and competed with both. Now, Mini v Micro is back in the news another way, software. The x86 personal computers … Continue reading

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More Clouds on the Horizon for Wintel

The US Airforce is studying the use of ~1million thin clients instead of fat client PCs. Of course GNU/Linux or Android/Linux on ARM can do the job so Wintel can take a big hit. This fits with plans to reduce … Continue reading

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