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Re: Again, Solaris or Linux for RAC

From: DA Morgan <damorgan_at_psoug.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 08:26:37 -0700
Message-ID: <1193671595.426629@bubbleator.drizzle.com>


Matthias Hoys wrote:

>> For the most part this is not true if you have the same CPU, same bus
>> speed, etc.
>>
>> What is often the case is that desktop PCs have a 133MHz bus while the
>> server motherboards are 266MHz or higher.
>> -- 

>
> Are you talking about the PCI bus speed or the front-side bus ? Most modern
> PC's (for example Intel Core 2 Duo) have much higher front-side bus speeds,
> ranging between 533 and 1066 and even 1333 MHz.
>
> Matthias

PCI ... but it holds true throughout the architecture. Server boards can often do what desktop boards can not. You would have a very hard time finding a desktop board, for example, that would know what to do with a 4GB HBA card.

-- 
Daniel A. Morgan
University of Washington
damorgan_at_x.washington.edu (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
www.psoug.org
Received on Mon Oct 29 2007 - 10:26:37 CDT

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