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Thanks to all for your replies. If I ever get the opportunity to test both scenarios, I will be sure to post the results. It's unfortunate that companies, Compaq, Sun, M$, Oracle, etc. for example, only post TPS results for massive clusters (32 nodes). I realize that LARGE numbers make for better marketing, but hey that's just MHO. Thanks again and I'm sure you will see more posts from me as I embark on my Unix adventure!
 

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