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Better stop googling. It's just confusing you even further.

 

That's Apple's own data center, competing with Google. Steve Jobbs intended to develop his own mobile phone network and eliminate mobile providers altogether from his iPhone users life and money stream (that would have caused a carnage of jobs in mobile operator companies with domino effect on all in that food chain).

 

What you probably thought is to counter my "Apple does not exist in data centers" but Gooogle stopped short of telling you what you are actually seeing.

 

Apple does not exist even in Apple's own data center: the backbone servers in what you have stumbled on while frantically googling are from IBM and Sun (Oracle) running their own Unix.

 

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Cav, obviously you are too stupid to use a Mac :cover: , Joking mate.

 

I will admit that for anyone used to using windows or even Linux for years that the transition to MAC takes a few days or possibly weeks dependent upon ones own competence to get used to, but once you do get used to it, it is far more user friendly.

 

I use both, MAC for my own freelance work and as my personal computing and PC when in the corporate world and forced to use a company machine, and using a PC drives me nuts, why do I need 3 keystrokes / mouse clicks for an operation when my MAC only needs one, why does a (same spec) PC take 10 seconds to execute a command where on my MAC it is instantaneous? The list goes on.

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I was mostly surprised as to how user unfriendly it was for me :dunno:

 

MsPaint...found nothing like that on her Mac...but maybe she had not loaded all the software on to the Mac? Steve Jobs

had always demanded that the Apple products be user friendly and very logical to learn to use...or so I thought :dunno: :dunno:

 

For sure, going from the UNIX/PC world to the Mac is a challenge...

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Contrary, I found Macs easy to use although I came from "vi" editor, Unix.

 

The reason I have never embraced them (the Macs) was simply business related: many things would not work there or Corp (which allows choice Win/Mac) would never have identical features on both platforms.

 

Always something different. Especially, as I am a manager, Corp applications that individual contributors don't have access to, never worked the same (expenses, time sheets, approvals of whatever, requests for purchases...).

One big drawback has been problem tracking system that comes from Oracle.

 

Sales and those with no need to go into all that, have, maybe 5% of all staff, Macs.

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I "get" the OSX bit, it's locked up but not inaccessible mostly and doesn't need to be hacked, jailbroken or rooted to get at the nuts n bolts of it if you want to though it doesn't show you it's naughty bits by default. I also have real need to run non MAC applications. Programs written by companies to specifically talk to their own unique hardware, mostly maintenance and control applications. Most of these are in Windows these days but some are in bits of Linux and yet others in things like Solaris. I'm trialling virtualisation in a couple of different setups and so far it seems to work quite well. Coherence mode in parallels and unity in vmware fusion allow running Windows apps in stand alone windows right on the OSX desktop. Looks good too with full C&P between the 2 OS's

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RM,

 

I have never argued that one OS is superior to the other, what I have stated was the OS that meets my needs.

 

Of course there are certain applications where DOS or LINUX work better since the corporate world is set up around the PC, but personally based upon my own requirements I prefer OSX, mainly home studio extension, recording lab and 3D modelling.

 

Of course there are many scenarios where the PC is far superior to a MAC since the software has been developed based around that platform.

 

I do use both but do find that most "Non Specialist" applications work better on a MAC.

 

Look at company cars, the underlings drive a Vauxhall or Ford due to ease of maintenance and cheap availability of spare parts where as the Boss will drive a Benz or a Porche. I will allow you to drive your Ford and I will stick with my Benz. Not an insult RM just an analogy.

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Better stop googling. It's just confusing you even further.

 

That's Apple's own data center, competing with Google. Steve Jobbs intended to develop his own mobile phone network and eliminate mobile providers altogether from his iPhone users life and money stream (that would have caused a carnage of jobs in mobile operator companies with domino effect on all in that food chain).

 

What you probably thought is to counter my "Apple does not exist in data centers" but Gooogle stopped short of telling you what you are actually seeing.

 

Apple does not exist even in Apple's own data center: the backbone servers in what you have stumbled on while frantically googling are from IBM and Sun (Oracle) running their own Unix.

 

"Stop googling." That's actually pretty funny! So are you admitting you have no experience in a Google DC? (Or Apple for that matter.)

 

Tell you what...! Tell us what your personal experience in a Google Data Center is, and I will tell you mine. That should make things a little clearer.

 

 

 

Contrary, I found Macs easy to use although I came from "vi" editor, Unix.

 

The reason I have never embraced them (the Macs) was simply business related: many things would not work there or Corp (which allows choice Win/Mac) would never have identical features on both platforms.

 

Always something different. Especially, as I am a manager, Corp applications that individual contributors don't have access to, never worked the same (expenses, time sheets, approvals of whatever, requests for purchases...).

One big drawback has been problem tracking system that comes from Oracle.

 

Sales and those with no need to go into all that, have, maybe 5% of all staff, Macs.

 

Here we agree. I loved Mac's. I found them very friendly and have had no trouble teaching others the basics when they make the switch.

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