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Cluster Monkey: Remember Commodity Clusters?

Aug 27, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Douglas Eadline)

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"Recently, I did some benchmarking using Intel Pentium D processors and gigabit Ethernet. The data are pretty impressive. If I were a non-technical person, I would probably say, Pentium D kicks ass, but you know, I like numbers and have a professional reputation to uphold. Therefore, in a professional sense I can say, Pentium D really kicks ass. To prove my point, this article presents some of the highlights from a recent white paper I prepared for Appro International called Achieving High Performance at Low Cost: The Dual Core Commodity Cluster Advantage. For a more complete description of the tests and results (including benchmark numbers) you probably want to download the white paper..."

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