November 07, 2006 - by jason
Using some of my numbers, Paul Murphy points out:
“In other words real results with the ZFS/X4500 combination easily exceed Apple’s marketing claims – and you get two thirds more disk for $4,000 less.”
when comparing Apple XServes+XRaid as a low-costs server+storage combination to the Sun x4500s.
A damning line is:
“Apple went from market leading performance for less than Dell and Sun to market trailing performance for more than Dell and Sun.”