Re: Replacement for aged SunFire v490 servers
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 09:00:43 +0100
On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 03:40:05PM +0100, Marko Sutic 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?
The devil is in the details - it all depends on type of workload you have (one OLTP != another OLTP). You can look for some information at http://www.sap.com/solutions/benchmark/sd2tier.epx In general Intel Nehalem is faster in single-threaded operations then Sparc VII+ CPU.
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