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Mainframes vs. Servers: How They Are Different (and Similar)

Mainframes vs. servers–if you’re expecting a magic bullet explanation of how they differ, you’re in for a surprise. They look about the same, they have the same sort of technology, but where they differ is in scale. 

Trying to compare mainframes to servers is like asking what’s the difference between an apple and a bushel of apples. Or ants and GodzillaWho said we IT types aren’t creative.