Thanks for the advice on increasing RAM and switching to AMD processors.
To tell more about our DB: Our DB is transaction intensive. Interaction to the DB is through a web based application. Typically at any instant there are over 100 users using the application and we have customers worldwide. The DB size is 10.89 GB with 250+ tables.
Also, regarding upgrading to 8.0, it is better to first upgrade to 7.4 (from 7.3.2--current version on production) and then upgrade to 8.0. Am I right?
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