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I just discovered SGI's Google+ channel

Unread postby Geoman » Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:37 pm

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+silicongraphics

With quite some nostalgia on it.
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Re: I just discovered SGI's Google+ channel

Unread postby Dodoid » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:04 am

Their twitter is the same. Lots of fun retro stuff there. One time they posted a horrible timeline from Wikipedia which forgot what the Onyx was and claimed that the Crimson succeeded the Indigo and was apparently the same thing as an Onyx and Onyx 2. I replied, and they replied to me. Also, Tezros were apparently generally available until 2007, who knew :lol: .

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Re: I just discovered SGI's Google+ channel

Unread postby guardian452 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:15 am

Dodoid wrote:Their twitter is the same. Lots of fun retro stuff there. One time they posted a horrible timeline from Wikipedia which forgot what the Onyx was and claimed that the Crimson succeeded the Indigo and was apparently the same thing as an Onyx and Onyx 2. I replied, and they replied to me. Also, Tezros were apparently generally available until 2007, who knew :lol:

Because in mid 2007 (right after Irix EOL) they had a great clearance sale, you could get an Octane 2 brand new for well under a thousand bucks.

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Re: I just discovered SGI's Google+ channel

Unread postby Dodoid » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:17 am

I think they had stopped general availability though, didn't they? Only clearance? Also, the graph shows the Octane 2 being discontinued the day the Tezro came out, so it's still wrong :lol: .
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Re: I just discovered SGI's Google+ channel

Unread postby Geoman » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:15 am

It's somehow tragic, that now they do a brilliant fan-service for the community, SGI is probably going to disappear soon. :cry:
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Re: I just discovered SGI's Google+ channel

Unread postby Dodoid » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:26 am

Geoman wrote:It's somehow tragic, that now they do a brilliant fan-service for the community, SGI is probably going to disappear soon. :cry:


Their last post of this type was in January. I wonder if they've stopped it already.
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Re: I just discovered SGI's Google+ channel

Unread postby jan-jaap » Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:33 am

Dodoid wrote:
Geoman wrote:It's somehow tragic, that now they do a brilliant fan-service for the community, SGI is probably going to disappear soon. :cry:


Their last post of this type was in January. I wonder if they've stopped it already.

Meh, their 'Throwback Thursday' is not original content but just linking to random things on youtube. And they seem to consider the Altix vintage?

For a real Throwback Thursday, check out the AT&T Tech Channel.
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Re: I just discovered SGI's Google+ channel

Unread postby Dodoid » Tue May 16, 2017 6:57 am

SGI's twitter just got renamed to @HPE_HPC... Shame, I liked their posts about old machines.
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