Re: hardware configuration Oracle 10gr2: Sun Intel X4450 4 Quad-core processor (2.73 GHz chip, 64 GB memory) VERSUS Sun Netra 1290 8 CPU (1.5 GHz Sparc VII. 64 GB Memory) --> Any performance #s (or comments) that anyone on the list has
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 23:02:32 -0400
Dell PE 2950?
Why not compare it against a Cyrix 40 MHz based system? Don't hijack the thread and steer it into a back alley. Matt stated a Dell R905 config.
You would have been better off watching the Pens defeat Detroit in game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals than post that biased garbage.
On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 10:52 PM, Krishna Manoharan<krishmanoh_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I would suggest to look at your requirements from an Oracle perspective,
> convert them to tactical requirements and match to Server specs.
> SPEC/Vendor benchmarks really do not apply in the real world. Otherwise you
> may end up under/over sizing your infrastructure.
> There is a lot to Server Selection beyond just CPU and Memory. You would
> need to consider other factors such as CPU-Memory-IO Interconnects, IO
> capabilities etc and determine as to whether it is a well balanced scalable
> You would need to ask your vendor to provide the internal specifications for
> the server - For Sun, you can ask for "Just the Facts (JTF)" for any
> specific Server. This would give you an indepth look at the internals.
> To give an example, the Dell 2950 (rated for max of 32GB RAM) using the
> Greencreek chipset has a theoretical peak overall bandwidth capability of
> ~20 GB/sec between CPU and Memory/IO. In actuality, I would estimate around
> 12GB/sec as max bandwidth taking into account overhead and cpu capabilities.
> If all you ever are going to consume is say 5GB/sec (CPU to Memory/IO), then
> a Dell 2950 may be a economical idea. But assuming you requirement is for a
> lot of concurrent memory access, then the Dell 2950 is a poor choice (> 12GB
> memory is not scalable).
> It is not easy to compare an Intel X-86 to Sparc on paper because they
> behave differently under different loads. A proper method would be to
> simulate your workload on each platform and see how they measure up. Even
> the choice of OS makes an impact.
> Krishna Manoharan
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 7:23 AM, Pradeep Chetal
> <Pradeep.Chetal_at_mformation.com> wrote:
>> >> We are looking at >> >> >> >> hardware configuration Oracle 10gr2: Sun Intel X4450 4 Quad-core processor >> (2.73 GHz chip, 64 GB memory) VERSUS Sun Netra 1290 8 CPU (1.5 GHz Sparc >> VII. 64 GB Memory) --> Any performance #s (or comments) that anyone on the >> list has >> >> >> >> Any comments on this scenario? >> >> >> >> Thanks, >> >> >> >> -- Pradeep >> >> >> >> Pradeep Chetal >> Sr. Director - Infrastructure Architecture >> >> ________________________________ >> Mformation Technologies Inc. >> Switchboard: +1 732 692 6200 >> >> >> >> Visit >> WWW.MFORMATION.COM and see how the MFORMATION SERVICE MANAGER can help you >> to transform your business >> >> Please consider the environment before printing > >
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