Re: RAC or Large SMP...?

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Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 23:27:26 -0700 (PDT)
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> Of course you would. And of course the hardware is expensive. But
> again lets look at the details.
> Assume you are currently running 100 dual core dual CPU servers.
> Price out your EE licenses.
> Now take that number of EE core licenses and divide by 20 (half
> way between the 10 and 30 x86 cores per IFL) and see how much
> money you have available to purchase that hardware.

I'm not following you here..... why do you divide the number of licenses by 20..? Are you suggesting that we would need much less CPU power in the zLinux environment, or is the licensing of zLinux more cost effective...?!? Received on Fri Oct 10 2008 - 01:27:26 CDT

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