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Date:         Tue, 6 Aug 1996 14:31:50 -0400
Reply-To:     Dave Hrivnak <DHRIVNAK@EASTMAN.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Dave Hrivnak <DHRIVNAK@EASTMAN.COM>
Organization: Eastman Chemical
Subject:      Re: Platform for SAS

> We are trying to find out the ideal platform to run SAS. > We have narrowed the choice to Unix and NT machines. We currently > run SAS in a Unix environment. However, we are in the process of > expanding our computing equipment and we need to evaluate the > ideal platform to run SAS....... >Have you considered VMS? I know VAX/Alpha is not in "style" but we replaced our MIS with a VAX/ALPHA workstation with 120+ plus processes, 15,000,000 records in an RDB database with several dozen SAS and fortran processes running and it runs fast and smooth. I believe the box with about 20 gig of storage ran us about $65,000 with all licenses. DEC makes a great machine for the price and if you MUST have NT the Alpha will run it.

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