The Best Server CPUs part 2: the Intel "Nehalem" Xeon X5570

Better hardware virtualization, a vastly improved server platform, and eight logical cores per CPU: it's no secret that the Xeon "Nehalem" X5570 is the Formula One car among the...

44 by Johan De Gelas on 3/30/2009

SSD versus Enterprise SAS and SATA disks

We compare RAID configurations of up to 16 SATA drives, up to eight SAS drives, and up to eight Intel X25-E SLC SSDs in different situations and try to...

66 by Johan De Gelas on 3/20/2009

Istanbul versus Nehalem, some extra notes

0 by Johan De Gelas on 2/27/2009

Will Nehalem conquer the server world by storm?

0 by Johan De Gelas on 2/12/2009

Nehalem Xeon EP update: too good but true

0 by Johan De Gelas on 2/11/2009

The Best Server CPUs Compared, Part 1

This article is different from the previous ones, as we have changed the methodology we use to evaluate a server CPU. Read on, and find out why we feel...

29 by Johan De Gelas on 12/22/2008

Intel Xeon 5570: Smashing SAP records (scoop!)

30 by Johan De Gelas on 12/16/2008

LINPACK: Nehalem vs Shanghai part 2

31 by Johan De Gelas on 12/1/2008

LINPACK: Intel's Nehalem versus AMD Shanghai

60 by Johan De Gelas on 11/28/2008

MySQL and the power of Intel SSDs

0 by Johan De Gelas on 11/9/2008

Intel Xeon 7460: Six Cores to Bulldoze Opteron

Despite the huge die size and 1.9 billion (!) transistors, the six-core Xeon 74xx is a wallflower, for both the public as Intel's marketing. If you've invested in a...

36 by Johan De Gelas on 9/23/2008

Intel Xeon E-stepping: 200 MHz more or 30W less

0 by Johan De Gelas on 9/9/2008

What Nehalem is really about

0 by Johan De Gelas on 8/19/2008

The secrets of Virtual benchmarketing

0 by Johan De Gelas on 8/17/2008

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