Re: server upgrade question
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 11:33:09PM -0500, Mag Gam wrote:
> At my university we have 10 servers. Each server has 8 cores with 32
> GIG of memory running Debian 4.0. We have to give these servers to a
> different department, and our Dean would like to consiladate 10
> servers into 5 servers. The new server will have 16 cores with 64 GIG
> of memory. Basically a 2:1 type of deal.
> Since we are doing a 2:1, should we expect 2:1 performance? For
> instance, most of our applications are heavy compute and memory
> intensive applications. Would they run at the same speed, better, or
> worse with this new setup? My guess is that same?
Will the new servers have double the number of busses, double the hard
drive throughput, double the memory bandwidth?