|Date: ||Mon, 2 Sep 1996 15:44:50 GMT|
|Reply-To: ||Ingo Molnar <mingo@PC5829.HIL.SIEMENS.AT>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Ingo Molnar <mingo@PC5829.HIL.SIEMENS.AT>|
|Organization: ||Siemens AG Austria|
|Subject: ||Re: [Q] SAS System with Linux (perhaps with iBCS2?)|
In comp.os.linux.development.apps Scot A. Richardson <email@example.com>
: Stephen Costaras wrote:
: > Jeffrey Lessem (lessem@Colorado.EDU) wrote:
: > : This topic has been raised before on comp.soft-sys.sas, can I run
: > : parts of the SAS System on an Intel based Linux machine? By the SAS
: > : System I mean the base system and stat package, so I will not be
: > : needing to access any external data base to complicate things.
: > I am also interested in running SAS under Linux. If it actually
: > is possible I would definatly put an order in for unix license
: > for it.
: You know, I'm not too sure why there is an interest in running SAS on a
: LINUX host. Not to start a flame war, OS war, Chip war, etc, but in my
: experience, if you want to run in a production level UNIX environment,
: you just need to bite the bullet... shell out the bucks, and pick up a
: _real_ UNIX box. [snip]
Well, some people care about performance. And Oracle for SCO is reportedly
running MUCH faster on Linux. I guess this is true for SAS too.
and if you dont care about performance .. then you do something wrong :)