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Speculation fun: What does UO run on?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Trevelyan, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Trevelyan

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    No I don't mean your laptop at home, I mean the servers!

    We know they use Oracle, so my money is on some sort of HP setup. That, or "oracle" is their name for an NPC hamster that spams commands out...

    What do you all reckon they run on!
     
  2. RawHeadRex

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    siebel ? lol
     
  3. Zalan

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    Didn`t they borrow the old stratics hamster for the UO servers? I know you can turn a pentium 2 500 mhz processor into a server for the classic client. I`m not saying anymore.^^
     
  4. Jhym

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    Well, if I wanted to be mean I could say Atari 800's in a grid configuration.

    However, since they're an Oracle shop I'd suspect either Sun/HP blade servers with linux or a vmware virtual server setup, still on HPs.

    Ideally they'd do virtual machines, because they could easily add a few more gig of ram and extra processors as needed, and pop on a new facet anytime without any significant downtime.

    :popcorn:
     
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    386s they got salvation army

     
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    IBM PCjrs running COBOL?

    (kidding devs! (I hope!))
     
  8. Stewpid

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    We have a better chance of "guessing" than they will know...
     
  9. I think they are run by all the hot air and combustion that is created in UHall! If this is indeed the case we have no worries about it ever going completely down...there is a fresh supply of the hot air created here daily!

    Don't throw anything...Im just kidding! :lol: and Im bored!
     
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    IBM System X servers with Solaris OS
     
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    Yikes! What a mess. :D
     
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    Sir you have poop on your processor.
     
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    steampunk FTW
     

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  16. Yen Sid

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    Needs some cable management. And who even uses ribbon cables anymore lol. At least use round if you gotta use IDE rolleyes:.
     
  17. adester

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    I thought they would be Quad hamster powered by now.
     
  18. Salya Sin

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    Beautiful!
     
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    VMWare ESX 4
     
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    I dont remember where I read it but I think the article said IBM X Blade's. It was a few years back of course so who knows what hamster trail wheel we got now.
     
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  23. Tukaram

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    It runs on our hopes and dreams, and del-eats our souls.
     
  24. Dermott of LS

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    And who even uses ribbon cables anymore lol. At least use round if you gotta use IDE

    For a short time I HAD to go back to a ribbon cable for my optical drive on the desktop because of the placement of the IDE slot on the motherboard and how the new video card (read: stonking GIGANTIC) fit (barely) in the case. After I found a decent external Sony USB optical multi-drive (ok, it doesn't do Blu-Ray, but oh well), I ditched the internal drive and the IDE cable altogether.

    [​IMG]

    So there ARE times when it happens :p
     
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    Here's a sneak peak at Cal's workstation.....


    [​IMG]

    He did say a while back he was trying to get UO set up on his Mac....
     
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    Isn't that an upgrade from a Mac?
     
  27. Yen Sid

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    Hehe, i have the same CPU fan/heatsink, works well ;). I have no IDE anything though lol.
     
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    Probably, Worst case though is UO is running on zOS. Even half the people who market zOS think it sucks....

    They should switch over to a Linux/MySQL setup...better than Oracle and what ever any day.
     
  29. It probably resembles WOPR from War Games and defends itself like HAL from 2001 whenever the devs try to load a new patch. ;)
     
  30. Alvinho

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    Wilki stated a long time back that it was their own coding that they nicknamed "wombat" not sure what os the server runs but the coding was a in house job
     
  31. Fink

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    That's neither steam nor punk :\