Cluster Monkey: Remember Commodity Clusters?
Aug 27, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Douglas Eadline)
[ Thanks to Douglas Eadline for this
"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..."