Joan Eslinger wrote:
> * > > Tandem was a company situated in Texas that was in the business of
> Texas? Headquarters was Cupertino, California.
Hey I said my history was bastardized. If that is the only fact I got
feel quite happy.
> * > > selling business servers. At the time this box was purchased, Tandem
> * > > repackaging SGI hardware and selling them as Tandem servers. Since
> * > > Tandem has been bought by Compaq, which I believe where more or less
> * > > Tandem in order to acquire the brand name. Currently I believe Compaq
> * > > industrial computers under the Tandem name. I do not think those
> * > > have a MIPS chip set though.
> * >
> * > Tandem has a very interesting program of HA machines and software. They
> * > have more or less the only UNIX systems that guarantee like 99.99999%
> * > availability.
> Tandem had 2 computer lines: the fault-tolorant Himalaya line running
> their own OS called Non-Stop built with MIPS CPUs, and the Integrity
> line which was OEM'ed SGI Challenge servers running IRIX.
> Looks like new Himalaya servers are built around Alpha CPUs.
So I can confidently say I have a Challenge S with a Tandem cover. The
was running IRIX prior to me acquiring it.