Linux/390 servers for $500*
*Price claim based on z900 configuration for Linux ($ 1,200,000) running 2500 separate instances of Linux. Storage not included. The applications running in the 2500 Linux server farm are a mix of InterNetNews (INN) servers and Domain Name Servers (DNS) running on the Virtual Image Facility for Linux. There is also a small number of Linux images providing virtual routing functions in the configuration.
The specific hardware configuration used in this example is IBM zSeries 900 Model 101 with 3 Integrated Linux Facilities. The following Feature Codes are used in the configuration:
0997 Integrated Linux Facility (3 features)
0061 Hardware Master Console
Specific IBM software licenses for this configuration include S/390 Virtual Image Facility for Linux with one year service and support