Re: Can I correct the subheading?
Are you by any chance THE Rog Blake?
531 posts • joined 3 Apr 2008
Not really. It depends what you mean by virtualisation. G3 had the SWAP file which allowed 'virtualisation of memory' and G4 improved upon that by dividing memory into pages so that you didn't need to swap entire programs in and out of 'core', but really VME was the first ICL virtualisation product - it allowed you, eventually, to run native VME alongside legacy stuff in DME mode.
I think it's crap. I had a short trial with them when it started, but my interests are not blockbusters, so it's obviously wrong for me. Also, our broadband is an oxymoron, so any streaming is fairly low quality and means no-one else can do much at the same time. And I bet I'm not alone there.
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