Getting a new server
cswiger at mac.com
Wed Feb 1 15:56:45 PST 2006
On Feb 1, 2006, at 2:55 PM, lars wrote:
> Chuck Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> wrote:
>> If you're buying new hardware, pretty much anything has enough CPU
>> to handle the
>> reader side; the spamfiltering and virus scanning will be more CPU-
>> Dual-3GHz Xeon's with 2GB of RAM? Your normal candidates, Dell,
>> HP, IBM, all
>> have reasonably similar models (PowerEdge 28x0, HP DL370/380, etc)
>> which will do just fine for this sort of thing.
> I'd go for an Opteron system, they have a lot more (3-4 times)
> I/O than Xeon systems and they're cooler.
Yes, this is entirely reasonable advice; the Opteron platform is a
good choice as well.
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