Sizing Server Platforms: Four-socket Servers

March 30th, 2010 |
Image for FaceBook

 
Share this post:
Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | LinkedIn | Pinterest | Reddit | Email
 
This post can be linked to directly with the following short URL:


 
The video player code can be copied in different sizes:
144p, 240p, 360p, 480p, 540p, Other


 
This video file can be linked to by copying the following URL:


 
Download the video file.
 
Subscribe:
Connected Social Media - iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | TuneIn | Twitter | RSS Feed | Email
Intel - iTunes | Spotify | RSS Feed | Email
Intel IT - iTunes | Spotify | RSS Feed | Email
 

The people of Intel IT are deploying next generation data centers that deliver increased compute power but use much less energy. It starts at the microprocessor level. The latest Xeon chips, which are at the heart of Intel’s newest servers, do more work with less power. But another important factor is at the server level itself–especially the sizing of servers for the right work loads. Not all tasks are a match for a two-socket solution. In cases where IT organizations foresee future workload growth as uncertain or they want to extend the viability of their hardware (avoiding a mid-life server refresh), four-socket servers are a compelling fit. Intel engineers tested the Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series and in this video podcast they talk about their findings and show why Intel IT uses four-socket servers in their most demanding environments.

For more information see the Intel IT white papers at:
intel.com/it


For more information on Intel IT Best Practices, please visit intel.com/IT
 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
 
Posted in: Corporate, Intel, Intel IT, IT@Intel