The kernel just picked up and accepted whatever new hardware was in the replacement machine. Much, much easier than Linux.
Wow. That seriously sounds too good to be true.
In any case, that business data absolutely belongs in the ERP, all I'm talking about here is the manner in which the data gets there.
Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise costs $6,874 [microsoft.com] per processor core.
Ha! Did you know that Microsoft reduces "per core" licensing costs for SQL Server on AMD processors, because otherwise nobody could justify buying them?