Re: RAC or Large SMP...?

From: <mccmx_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 22:53:57 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <ca7341e4-011d-4b5c-a466-7d03215ba7d8@t39g2000prh.googlegroups.com>


> How big can you scale x86?
> About this big:http://www.oracle.com/solutions/business_intelligence/exadata.html
> Which seems to be large enough for Amazon.com.

Hi Daniel,

thanks for the link. I was more interested in how high you could go with non-RAC x86. i.e. how much processing power can you get in one server without clustering/RAC.

I need to know the physical limits of single server x86 in order to help make the decision between SMP/NUMA and RAC.

Thanks Received on Wed Oct 08 2008 - 00:53:57 CDT

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