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Wait, companies use server CPUs with such low power performance/usage? wth.gif

An example would be file servers. Usually the primary bottleneck is the hard drives. Most educated people know that upgrading from an i3 to i7 is not going to improve read/write performance unless if they're already using an RAID of enterprise SSDs.
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An example would be file servers. Usually the primary bottleneck is the hard drives. Most educated people know that upgrading from an i3 to i7 is not going to improve read/write performance unless if they're already using an RAID of enterprise SSDs.
Actually, the primary bottleneck of file servers is the network connection. tongue.gif
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Actually, the primary bottleneck of file servers is the network connection. tongue.gif

Intra or inter?

Intra-net is easy to fix. Inter-net is harder when your ISP sits on its rear end and doesn't fix one of the lines for over a month, leaving an entire school with a connection that's slower and more unstable than dial-up. Or if it charges an absurdly high rate.
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Intra or inter?

Intra-net is easy to fix. Inter-net is harder when your ISP sits on its rear end and doesn't fix one of the lines for over a month, leaving an entire school with a connection that's slower and more unstable than dial-up. Or if it charges an absurdly high rate.

Intranet is not necessarily that easy to fix.... 1Gbps link aggregation will only get you so far and the move to 10Gbps is expensive.
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Intranet is not necessarily that easy to fix.... 1Gbps link aggregation will only get you so far and the move to 10Gbps is expensive.

Based on what I have seen from my customers over the last year, the move to 10GB is happening now. All new servers we build have at least one 10gb port. All of the storage servers we shipped over the last year have at least 2 10gb ports and many have 4. Several are still using Infiniband, but that seems to be less and less as companies move to the 10gb nic's.

I am working on several projects that have multiple (more than 4) 10gb ports and some have 24...

At the Intel Solutions Summit, I learned that the price of the 10gb nic's are coming down fast and the switches should follow soon.
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Based on what I have seen from my customers over the last year, the move to 10GB is happening now. All new servers we build have at least one 10gb port. All of the storage servers we shipped over the last year have at least 2 10gb ports and many have 4. Several are still using Infiniband, but that seems to be less and less as companies move to the 10gb nic's.

I am working on several projects that have multiple (more than 4) 10gb ports and some have 24...

At the Intel Solutions Summit, I learned that the price of the 10gb nic's are coming down fast and the switches should follow soon.

I don't doubt the move to 10GbE for larger companies is accelerating. We plan to build new LAN room with 10GbE next year ourselves.

However, 10GbE is still expensive for the majority Small-Medium Business though. Also, building a new 10GbE intranet is one thing... upgrading existing infrastructure is often harder to justifiy.

OT: here's an awesome tour of Intel's X-Lab: http://www.tomshardware.com/picturestory/562-intel-x-lab-10gbe.html
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No word on actual release but toady AMD announced their 2014 line-up.
http://ir.amd.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=74093&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1830578&highlight=
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I think that AMD guy is so stupid saying what it said. Bulldozer failure? So, an entire future processor strategy is based on a failure, that is, all their strategy is a failure. That guy`s mouth must be shutted up getting bad advertisment to AMD. Maybe he was drunk.
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