2011/9/19 Greg Smith <g...@2ndquadrant.com>:
> On 09/19/2011 10:53 AM, Thom Brown wrote:
>> But couldn't that also be seen as a chicken/egg situation?
> The chicken/egg problem here is a bit deeper than just "no one offers GPUs
> because no one wants them" on server systems.  One of the reasons there
> aren't more GPUs in typical database server configurations is that you're
> already filling up some number of the full size slots, and correspondingly
> the bandwidth available to cards, with disk controllers.  It doesn't help
> that many server class motherboards don't even have a x16 PCI-e slot on
> them, which is what most GPUs as delivered on regular consumer video cards
> are optimized for.

Sandy bridge and ivy bridge intel series are CPU/GPU. I don't know how
using the GPU affect the CPU part but it might be interesting to

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