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Sun's utility model: one man's SPU is another man's Computon. How about we just call 'em MIPS?

With a mea culpa (over failure to deliver what customers wanted for the last few years) as his backdrop, Sun COO Jonathan Schwartz today announced $1 per processor per hour pricing on a Sun provided grid of servers based on the company's N1 Grid technology.

With a mea culpa (over failure to deliver what customers wanted for the last few years) as his backdrop, Sun COO Jonathan Schwartz today announced $1 per processor per hour pricing on a Sun provided grid of servers based on the company's N1 Grid technology.