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Adysthemic
June 27th 04, 05:47 PM
Can anyone give me a general idea of "server horsepower".For example:P3-500
1meg cache Xeon 4 processors 1gig ram
vs say Dual P3(plain ol') 1100mhz 1gig ram

Both systems running win2k server 100 clients,main useage
Sybase database.

I'm trying to put together a backup/replication/storage server.
on the cheap,i.e.ebay and such.Some seemingly good deals
come up on "older tech" stuff

Our main server is a Dual xeon 1.5 1gig ram.That is more than adequate.

Is there a formula,or a web site or?...to compare, dual vs quad,xeon(in
various cache sizes) vs. p3,etc.I think you know what I'm getting at.
I don't know quite where to start to find the advantage of
4 xeon processors with slower speeds,vs standard p3 with higher speeds,for
my application.Any tips and/or pointers would be very much
appreciated.Adysthemic

Hank Arnold
June 28th 04, 09:26 AM
Can't answer the question asked, but I would strongly recommend adding
memory. 1GB seems puny with 100 users accessing a database program....

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Regards,
Hank Arnold

"Adysthemic" > wrote in message
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> Can anyone give me a general idea of "server horsepower".For
example:P3-500
> 1meg cache Xeon 4 processors 1gig ram
> vs say Dual P3(plain ol') 1100mhz 1gig ram
>
> Both systems running win2k server 100 clients,main useage
> Sybase database.
>
> I'm trying to put together a backup/replication/storage server.
> on the cheap,i.e.ebay and such.Some seemingly good deals
> come up on "older tech" stuff
>
> Our main server is a Dual xeon 1.5 1gig ram.That is more than adequate.
>
> Is there a formula,or a web site or?...to compare, dual vs quad,xeon(in
> various cache sizes) vs. p3,etc.I think you know what I'm getting at.
> I don't know quite where to start to find the advantage of
> 4 xeon processors with slower speeds,vs standard p3 with higher speeds,for
> my application.Any tips and/or pointers would be very much
> appreciated.Adysthemic
>
>
>
>