On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 02:40:52PM -0500, "Hung-Sheng Tsao (Lao Tsao 老曹) Ph.D."
> please check out the ZFS appliance 7120 spec 2.4Ghz /24GB memory and
> may be try the ZFS simulator SW
Good point. Thanks.
> On 12/12/2011 2:28 PM, Albert Chin wrote:
> >We're preparing to purchase an X4170M2 as an upgrade for our existing
> >X4100M2 server for ZFS, NFS, and iSCSI. We have a choice for CPU, some
> >more expensive than others. Our current system has a dual-core 1.8Ghz
> >Opteron 2210 CPU with 8GB. Seems like either a 6-core Intel E5649
> >2.53Ghz CPU or 4-core Intel E5620 2.4Ghz CPU would be more than
> >enough. Based on what we're using the system for, it should be more
> >I/O bound than CPU bound. We are doing compression in ZFS but that
> >shouldn't be too CPU intensive. Seems we should be caring more about
> >more cores than high Ghz.
> Hung-Sheng Tsao Ph D.
> Founder& Principal
> HopBit GridComputing LLC
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