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Notes from Falcon from the beginning

Here is the quick notes from the session Falcon from the beginning by Jim Starkey and Ann Harrison

  • Why Falcon
    • Hardware is evolving rapidly, world is changing, so taking advantage
    • Customers need ACID transactions
  • Where hardware is going
    • CPUS breed like rabbits (more sockets, cores, threads/core)
    • Memory is bigger, faster and cheaper
    • Disks are bigger and cheaper but not much faster
    • In general boxes are getting cheaper
  • Where applications are going
    • batch - dead
    • timesharing - dead
    • departmental computing - dead
    • client server - fading fast
    • application servers for most …
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