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From Colin Evans <co...@metaweb.com>
Subject Re: Question on DFS block placement and 'what is a rack' wrt DFS block placement
Date Tue, 12 Feb 2008 21:57:55 GMT
When you factor in colo, power, configuration, and administration costs, 
fewer boxes is always cheaper.  I'm not expecting a 2x speedup for the 
extra CPU, but I'm curious what the hit is.

Ted Dunning wrote:
> Doesn't the incremental CPU cost you as much as an entire extra box?
> On 2/12/08 12:19 PM, "Colin Evans" <colin@metaweb.com> wrote:
>> The big question for me is how well a dual-CPU 4-core (8 cores per box)
>> configuration will do.  Has anyone tried out this configuration with
>> Intel or AMD CPUs?  Is the memory throughput sufficient?

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