Re: Replacement for aged SunFire v490 servers
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 09:47:24 -0700
(I'm assuming these are each 4 processor UltraSPARC IV+ system at the fastest clock speed for that chip.)
You probably could run it all (all 4 systems) on a 2 processor, 12 core Intel 5600 Westmere-EP system with ease and you probably could get by w/o an external FC array - just us internal SAS2 drives.
On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 7:40 AM, Marko Sutic <marko.sutic_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> we're considering to replace our SunFire v490 servers with newer generation
> of Oracle SUN or IBM servers.
> Our current configuration is:
> 2x SunFire v490 , 4GB RAM , 2 (1x dual-port HBA) x 2Gb FC
> 2x SunFire v490 , 8GB RAM , 2 (1x dual-port HBA) x 2Gb FC
> Systems are mostly OLTP based with batch processing overnight.
> Database with about 150 concurrent users max.
> Do you have any experience with Oracle M-Series SPARC servers or x86 Sun
> servers running as database servers?
> We were checking Intel 7500 X4470 and Sparc VII+ M4000 servers as
> replacement for our SunFire v490's.
> Do you think that Intel 7500 X4470 is strong enough to handle workload of
> two SunFire v490 servers?
> Same question related to Sparc VII+ M4000 server - can this server handle
> workload of two SunFire v490's?
> Thanks for answers.
> Marko Šutić, dipl.ing.rač.
> Oracle DBA, OCP
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