Server: Performance Benchmark. Memory channels, frequency and performance

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Server: Performance Benchmark. Memory channels, frequency and performance"

Transcription

1 KINGSTON.COM Best Practices Server: Performance Benchmark Memory channels, frequency and performance Although most people don t realize it, the world runs on many different types of databases, all of which have one thing in common, the need for high performance memory to deliver data fast and reliably. From the time we wake up to a phone call processed by our cellular service providers customer record database, to our weekly electronic shopping payment being processed by the financial institutions transaction database and our late night movie matinee streaming experience serving us a database of movie recommendations based on our viewing habits; databases serve many of our daily queries and need to perform consistently fast and scale dynamically to meet customer demand. [1] Serving data with consistent performance and transaction integrity is no easy task and often requires in-memory databases to serve viewing recommendations and relational data near instantaneously to multiple users. In-memory databases (IMDB) rely primarily on the use of high capacity and most importantly high performance DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory). They can service a high volume of requests up to x times faster than traditional disk-bound databases and serve as the backbone in any scenario that requires fast response times when querying useful data and can be used to complement big data applications. DDR3 SDRAM (Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory) technology memory DIMMs (Dual In-line Memory Module) are available in different capacities and speeds. The speed of a memory module is often referred to as memory frequency and is denoted using MegaHertz (MHz). Memory frequency does have a direct relationship with memory performance, thus as the memory frequency increases, so does the memory performance. DRAM is, however, only one piece of the pie for achieving optimal memory subsystem performance. A memory controller is needed to manage the memory subsystem and different population rules governing the memory controller will affect the frequency/ speed and latency a memory module can addressed at. Newer generation memory controllers are embedded into the processors for best performance but require attention as some memory controllers can only run the memory subsystem at a maximum memory bandwidth of 800MHz.

2 Using the Intel Romley platforms available 24 DIMM (Dual Inline Memory Module) sockets connected to the Intel Xeon E5 family memory subsystem, we can gauge the sustained memory bandwidth in different memory configurations using SiSoft Sandra 2012 integrated STREAM memory benchmark with different memory channel population and memory clock speeds. [2] The Intel Xeon E5 family features numerous performance improvements over the previous generation of Xeon 5500 and Xeon 5600 Server processors, including two important performance related upgrades discussed in this paper, quad channel memory addressing and support for 1600 MHz (MegaHertz) DDR3 (Double Data Rate) memory speeds with faster 8 GT/s (GigaTransfers per second) QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) microarchitecture that benefits the connectivity bandwidth available for the reduced latency to the memory array. [3] Channel population performance Figure 1 Channel population performance measured using SiSoft Sandra 2012 Test configuration included SiSoftware Sandra 2012 Memory benchmark on Intel Romley platform S2600GZ with two Xeon E GHz processors and 64GB of memory (2 x MHz) installed. CPU Hyperthreading and power saving features disabled. As seen in Figure 1, the performance of the memory subsystem increases near-linearly from the slowest configuration, a single memory channel populated on either Xeon processor memory controller by a single 8 Gigabytes (GB) DDR MHz memory module; to the fastest, using a quad channel (also known as 1 DIMM per channel (DPC)) populated memory subsystem with four 8 GB 1600 MHz memory modules populating each memory socket in the first available memory bank of either processor.

3 Even with the increased electrical load of a quad channel configuration (1 DPC), a near fourfold increase in memory subsystem performance to ~70 GB/s compared to a single channel configuration is observed, an ideal solution for applications requiring high performance for resource intensive applications such as IMDB. Memory frequency performance Figure 2 Relative memory frequency performance measured using SiSoft Sandra 2012 Test configuration included SiSoftware Sandra 2012 Memory benchmark on Intel Romley platform S2600GZ with two Xeon E GHz processors and 192GB of memory (2 x KVR16R11D4K4/32) installed. CPU Hyper-threading and power saving features disabled. In Figure 2 we utilize the same eight 8 GB DDR3 memory modules running at four different memory speeds (MHz) symmetrically across both Intel Xeon E5 family memory subsystems to achieve a balanced configuration and showing the best case performance at all memory speeds. Running the memory modules at 800 MHz we see the slowest performance with ~40 GB/s sustained transfer speeds measured using SiSoft Sandra 2012 integrated STREAM memory benchmark. As we scale the frequency higher we can see memory performance increase near-linearly up to the maximum of ~70 GB/s when running at 1600 MHz, ideal for scenarios where resources written to memory require the highest achievable performance to remain efficient.

4 Memory capacities versus frequency performance Figure 3 Memory capacities versus frequency performance measured using SiSoft Sandra 2012 Test configuration included SiSoftware Sandra 2012 Memory benchmark on Intel Romley platform S2600GZ with two Xeon E GHz processors and 192GB of memory (KVR16R11D4K4/32) installed. CPU Hyper-threading and power saving features disabled. To conclude our research into memory performance, in Figure 3 we look at the performance of a memory subsystem populated with 192GB of memory running at 1066 MHz versus a configuration using 128 GB and 64 GB, both running at 1600 MHz. Increased memory capacities running at the same 1600 MHz memory speeds using either 128 GB (16x 8GB) or 64 GB (8x 8GB) spread symmetrically across both memory subsystems shows approximately the same ~70 GB/s sustained performance. A larger, 192 GB memory capacity (24x 8GB), albeit running at a slower 1066 MHz, shows a negligible ~17 GB/s drop in sustained performance as a trade-off for an increased memory capacity. Conclusion Obeying the channel population rules specific to the server processor and memory controller allows us to easily strike the right balance in optimizing our memory for best performance using simple steps like populating all four memory channels, thus increasing memory performance up four times, increasing the ROI (Return on investment) while simultaneously reducing the TCO (Total cost of ownership) over the life-cycle of the server.

5 References: [1] Predicting User Preference for Movies using NetFlix database, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Carnegie Mellon University [2] SiSoft Sandra Q & A - Memory Benchmark, SiSoftware [3] Intel Xeon Processor E Product Family News Fact Sheet, Intel Kingston Technology Corporation, Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA. All rights reserved. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. MKF-549

Best Practices. Server: Power Benchmark

Best Practices. Server: Power Benchmark Best Practices Server: Power Benchmark Rising global energy costs and an increased energy consumption of 2.5 percent in 2011 is driving a real need for combating server sprawl via increased capacity and

More information

Intel Xeon 5500 Memory Performance Ganesh Balakrishnan System x and BladeCenter Performance

Intel Xeon 5500 Memory Performance Ganesh Balakrishnan System x and BladeCenter Performance Intel Memory Performance Ganesh Balakrishnan System x and BladeCenter Performance 1 ABSTRACT...3 1.0 INTRODUCTION...3 2.0 SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE...4 2.1 HS22...4 2.2 X3650 M2, X3550 M2, IDATAPLEX 2.0...5

More information

Kingston Technology. KingstonConsult WHD Local. October 2014

Kingston Technology. KingstonConsult WHD Local. October 2014 Kingston Technology KingstonConsult WHD Local October 2014 2012 Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

More information

Kingston Technology. How To Benefit Most From DDR4. Pasi Siukonen March 30, 2016 SR FIELD APPLICATION ENGINEER

Kingston Technology. How To Benefit Most From DDR4. Pasi Siukonen March 30, 2016 SR FIELD APPLICATION ENGINEER Kingston Technology How To Benefit Most From DDR4 Pasi Siukonen March 30, 2016 SR FIELD APPLICATION ENGINEER 2015 Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP and Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP. All rights reserved.

More information

HP ProLiant Gen8 vs Gen9 Server Blades on Data Warehouse Workloads

HP ProLiant Gen8 vs Gen9 Server Blades on Data Warehouse Workloads HP ProLiant Gen8 vs Gen9 Server Blades on Data Warehouse Workloads Gen9 Servers give more performance per dollar for your investment. Executive Summary Information Technology (IT) organizations face increasing

More information

2013 Server SSD & Memory Configurations

2013 Server SSD & Memory Configurations 2013 Server SSD & Memory Configurations Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP Pasi Siukonen What does optimization mean to you? Sweat your assets? Intelligent system configuration? Getting more bang for your

More information

Memory Configuration Guide

Memory Configuration Guide Super Micro Computer, Inc. Memory Configuration Guide X10 Series DP Motherboards (Socket R3) 9/8/2014 Introduction This document is designed to provide the reader with an easy-to-use guide for proper memory

More information

Memory Configuration for Intel Xeon 5500 Series Branded Servers & Workstations

Memory Configuration for Intel Xeon 5500 Series Branded Servers & Workstations Memory Configuration for Intel Xeon 5500 Series Branded Servers & Workstations May 2009 In March 2009, Intel Corporation launched its new Xeon 5500 series server processors, code-named Nehalem-EP. This

More information

Configuring Memory on the HP Business Desktop dx5150

Configuring Memory on the HP Business Desktop dx5150 Configuring Memory on the HP Business Desktop dx5150 Abstract... 2 Glossary of Terms... 2 Introduction... 2 Main Memory Configuration... 3 Single-channel vs. Dual-channel... 3 Memory Type and Speed...

More information

Analyzing the Virtualization Deployment Advantages of Two- and Four-Socket Server Platforms

Analyzing the Virtualization Deployment Advantages of Two- and Four-Socket Server Platforms IT@Intel White Paper Intel IT IT Best Practices: Data Center Solutions Server Virtualization August 2010 Analyzing the Virtualization Deployment Advantages of Two- and Four-Socket Server Platforms Executive

More information

Table Of Contents. Page 2 of 26. *Other brands and names may be claimed as property of others.

Table Of Contents. Page 2 of 26. *Other brands and names may be claimed as property of others. Technical White Paper Revision 1.1 4/28/10 Subject: Optimizing Memory Configurations for the Intel Xeon processor 5500 & 5600 series Author: Scott Huck; Intel DCG Competitive Architect Target Audience:

More information

Dell PowerEdge Servers 2009 - Memory

Dell PowerEdge Servers 2009 - Memory Dell PowerEdge Servers 2009 - Memory A Dell Technical White Paper By Paul Benson Dell Enterprise Development February 2009 1 THIS WHITE PAPER IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND MAY CONTAIN TYPOGRAPHICAL

More information

SSD Old System vs HDD New

SSD Old System vs HDD New SSD technology enjoys many advantages over traditional spinning disk / s. No moving parts makes it more rugged, more resistant to shock and vibration but performance is undoubtedly the biggest benefit

More information

Configuring and using DDR3 memory with HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers

Configuring and using DDR3 memory with HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers Engineering white paper, 2 nd Edition Configuring and using DDR3 memory with HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers Best Practice Guidelines for ProLiant servers with Intel Xeon processors Table of contents Introduction

More information

Measuring Cache and Memory Latency and CPU to Memory Bandwidth

Measuring Cache and Memory Latency and CPU to Memory Bandwidth White Paper Joshua Ruggiero Computer Systems Engineer Intel Corporation Measuring Cache and Memory Latency and CPU to Memory Bandwidth For use with Intel Architecture December 2008 1 321074 Executive Summary

More information

Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600

Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 Best combination of performance, power efficiency, and cost. Platform Microarchitecture Processor Socket Chipset Intel Xeon E5 Series Processors and the Intel C600 Chipset

More information

DDR3 memory technology

DDR3 memory technology DDR3 memory technology Technology brief, 3 rd edition Introduction... 2 DDR3 architecture... 2 Types of DDR3 DIMMs... 2 Unbuffered and Registered DIMMs... 2 Load Reduced DIMMs... 3 LRDIMMs and rank multiplication...

More information

Memory Configuration Guide

Memory Configuration Guide Super Micro Computer, Inc. Memory Configuration Guide X9 Socket R Series DP Motherboards Version 1.1R March 12, 2012 Introduction This document is designed to provide the reader with an easy-to-use guide

More information

How System Settings Impact PCIe SSD Performance

How System Settings Impact PCIe SSD Performance How System Settings Impact PCIe SSD Performance Suzanne Ferreira R&D Engineer Micron Technology, Inc. July, 2012 As solid state drives (SSDs) continue to gain ground in the enterprise server and storage

More information

Kingston Technology. Server Architecture and Kingston Memory Solutions. May 2015. Ingram Micro. Mike Mohney Senior Technology Manager, TRG

Kingston Technology. Server Architecture and Kingston Memory Solutions. May 2015. Ingram Micro. Mike Mohney Senior Technology Manager, TRG Kingston Technology Server Architecture and Kingston Memory Solutions Ingram Micro May 2015 Mike Mohney Senior Technology Manager, TRG 2015 Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All trademarks

More information

HP ProLiant BL660c Gen9 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 technical brief

HP ProLiant BL660c Gen9 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 technical brief Technical white paper HP ProLiant BL660c Gen9 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 technical brief Scale-up your Microsoft SQL Server environment to new heights Table of contents Executive summary... 2 Introduction...

More information

WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON E5-2600/4600 (SANDY BRIDGE-EP) BASED SYSTEMS

WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON E5-2600/4600 (SANDY BRIDGE-EP) BASED SYSTEMS WHITE PAPER MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON E5-2600/4600 BASED SYSTEMS WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON E5-2600/4600 (SANDY BRIDGE-EP) BASED SYSTEMS The Xeon E5-2600/4600 (Sandy

More information

Cisco Prime Home 5.0 Minimum System Requirements (Standalone and High Availability)

Cisco Prime Home 5.0 Minimum System Requirements (Standalone and High Availability) White Paper Cisco Prime Home 5.0 Minimum System Requirements (Standalone and High Availability) White Paper July, 2012 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public

More information

WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON E7-8800/4800/2800 (WESTMERE-EX) BASED SYSTEMS

WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON E7-8800/4800/2800 (WESTMERE-EX) BASED SYSTEMS WHITE PAPER MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF WESTMERE-EX BASED SYSTEMS WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON E7-8800/4800/2800 (WESTMERE-EX) BASED SYSTEMS The Xeon E7-8800/4800/2800 (Westmere-EX)

More information

Achieving Nanosecond Latency Between Applications with IPC Shared Memory Messaging

Achieving Nanosecond Latency Between Applications with IPC Shared Memory Messaging Achieving Nanosecond Latency Between Applications with IPC Shared Memory Messaging In some markets and scenarios where competitive advantage is all about speed, speed is measured in micro- and even nano-seconds.

More information

Intel X58 Express Chipset

Intel X58 Express Chipset Product Brief Intel X58 Express Chipset Highest performing desktop platform for extreme gamers and demanding enthusiasts Desktop PC platforms based on the Intel X58 Express Chipset and Intel Core i7 processor

More information

Charles Stephan & Alex Lee IBM Flex System, System x and BladeCenter Performance IBM Systems and Technology Group

Charles Stephan & Alex Lee IBM Flex System, System x and BladeCenter Performance IBM Systems and Technology Group Understanding Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 Series Memory Performance and Optimization in IBM Flex System, System x, NeXtScale and BladeCenter Platforms Charles Stephan & Alex Lee IBM Flex System, System

More information

Maximize Performance and Scalability of RADIOSS* Structural Analysis Software on Intel Xeon Processor E7 v2 Family-Based Platforms

Maximize Performance and Scalability of RADIOSS* Structural Analysis Software on Intel Xeon Processor E7 v2 Family-Based Platforms Maximize Performance and Scalability of RADIOSS* Structural Analysis Software on Family-Based Platforms Executive Summary Complex simulations of structural and systems performance, such as car crash simulations,

More information

Amplicon Core i5/i7 Ventrix and Impact-R new Systems

Amplicon Core i5/i7 Ventrix and Impact-R new Systems Amplicon Core i5/i7 Ventrix and Impact-R new Systems Tél: 04 37 28 30 34 Fax: 04 37 28 30 39 Email: ventes@ampliconfrance.com What s New? Intel Processor Core i5 / i7 equipped upgrades to Ventrix, Impact-R

More information

The Foundation for Better Business Intelligence

The Foundation for Better Business Intelligence Product Brief Intel Xeon Processor E7-8800/4800/2800 v2 Product Families Data Center The Foundation for Big data is changing the way organizations make business decisions. To transform petabytes of data

More information

Improved Virtualization Performance with 9th Generation Servers

Improved Virtualization Performance with 9th Generation Servers Improved Virtualization Performance with 9th Generation Servers David J. Morse Dell, Inc. August 2006 Contents Introduction... 4 VMware ESX Server 3.0... 4 SPECjbb2005... 4 BEA JRockit... 4 Hardware/Software

More information

Quantifying the Power Savings by Upgrading to DDR4 Memory on Lenovo Servers

Quantifying the Power Savings by Upgrading to DDR4 Memory on Lenovo Servers Front cover Quantifying the Power Savings by Upgrading to DDR4 Memory on Lenovo Servers Demonstrates how clients can significantly save on operational expense by using DDR4 memory Compares DIMMs currently

More information

Oracle Database Reliability, Performance and scalability on Intel Xeon platforms Mitch Shults, Intel Corporation October 2011

Oracle Database Reliability, Performance and scalability on Intel Xeon platforms Mitch Shults, Intel Corporation October 2011 Oracle Database Reliability, Performance and scalability on Intel platforms Mitch Shults, Intel Corporation October 2011 1 Intel Processor E7-8800/4800/2800 Product Families Up to 10 s and 20 Threads 30MB

More information

OBJECTIVE ANALYSIS WHITE PAPER MATCH FLASH. TO THE PROCESSOR Why Multithreading Requires Parallelized Flash ATCHING

OBJECTIVE ANALYSIS WHITE PAPER MATCH FLASH. TO THE PROCESSOR Why Multithreading Requires Parallelized Flash ATCHING OBJECTIVE ANALYSIS WHITE PAPER MATCH ATCHING FLASH TO THE PROCESSOR Why Multithreading Requires Parallelized Flash T he computing community is at an important juncture: flash memory is now generally accepted

More information

Maximum performance, minimal risk for data warehousing

Maximum performance, minimal risk for data warehousing SYSTEM X SERVERS SOLUTION BRIEF Maximum performance, minimal risk for data warehousing Microsoft Data Warehouse Fast Track for SQL Server 2014 on System x3850 X6 (95TB) The rapid growth of technology has

More information

WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS PERFORMANCE REPORT PRIMERGY BX620 S6

WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS PERFORMANCE REPORT PRIMERGY BX620 S6 WHITE PAPER PERFORMANCE REPORT PRIMERGY BX620 S6 WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS PERFORMANCE REPORT PRIMERGY BX620 S6 This document contains a summary of the benchmarks executed for the PRIMERGY BX620

More information

Abaqus Performance Benchmark and Profiling. March 2015

Abaqus Performance Benchmark and Profiling. March 2015 Abaqus 6.14-2 Performance Benchmark and Profiling March 2015 2 Note The following research was performed under the HPC Advisory Council activities Special thanks for: HP, Mellanox For more information

More information

IT@Intel. Comparing Multi-Core Processors for Server Virtualization

IT@Intel. Comparing Multi-Core Processors for Server Virtualization White Paper Intel Information Technology Computer Manufacturing Server Virtualization Comparing Multi-Core Processors for Server Virtualization Intel IT tested servers based on select Intel multi-core

More information

Minimize cost and risk for data warehousing

Minimize cost and risk for data warehousing SYSTEM X SERVERS SOLUTION BRIEF Minimize cost and risk for data warehousing Microsoft Data Warehouse Fast Track for SQL Server 2014 on System x3850 X6 (55TB) Highlights Improve time to value for your data

More information

White Paper FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY & PRIMEQUEST Memory Performance of Xeon E7 v3 (Haswell-EX) based Systems

White Paper FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY & PRIMEQUEST Memory Performance of Xeon E7 v3 (Haswell-EX) based Systems White Paper Memory Performance of Xeon E7 v3 (Haswell-EX) based Systems White Paper FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY & PRIMEQUEST Memory Performance of Xeon E7 v3 (Haswell-EX) based Systems The Xeon E7 v3 (Haswell-EX)

More information

Stovepipes to Clouds. Rick Reid Principal Engineer SGI Federal. 2013 by SGI Federal. Published by The Aerospace Corporation with permission.

Stovepipes to Clouds. Rick Reid Principal Engineer SGI Federal. 2013 by SGI Federal. Published by The Aerospace Corporation with permission. Stovepipes to Clouds Rick Reid Principal Engineer SGI Federal 2013 by SGI Federal. Published by The Aerospace Corporation with permission. Agenda Stovepipe Characteristics Why we Built Stovepipes Cluster

More information

Intel Core i7-990x Processor Extreme Edition. Press Deck: February, 2010 Owner: Karl Shurts, PC Client Group

Intel Core i7-990x Processor Extreme Edition. Press Deck: February, 2010 Owner: Karl Shurts, PC Client Group Intel Core i7-990x Processor Extreme Edition Press Deck: February, 2010 Owner: Karl Shurts, PC Client Group Intel Core i7-990x Processor Extreme Edition Super smart Intel Turbo Boost Technology provides

More information

DDR4 Memory Technology on HP Z Workstations

DDR4 Memory Technology on HP Z Workstations Technical white paper DDR4 Memory Technology on HP Z Workstations DDR4 is the latest memory technology available for main memory on mobile, desktops, workstations, and server computers. DDR stands for

More information

Seeking Opportunities for Hardware Acceleration in Big Data Analytics

Seeking Opportunities for Hardware Acceleration in Big Data Analytics Seeking Opportunities for Hardware Acceleration in Big Data Analytics Paul Chow High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing Group Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Toronto Who

More information

Best combination of performance, power efficiency, and cost.

Best combination of performance, power efficiency, and cost. Platform Microarchitecture Processor Socket Chipset Intel Xeon E5 Series Processors and the Intel C600 Chipset Sandy Bridge Intel Xeon E5-2600 Series R Intel C600 Chipset (formerly codenamed Romley-EP

More information

VMware vsphere 6 and Oracle Database Scalability Study

VMware vsphere 6 and Oracle Database Scalability Study VMware vsphere 6 and Oracle Database Scalability Study Scaling Monster Virtual Machines TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER Table of Contents Executive Summary... 3 Introduction... 3 Test Environment... 3 Virtual Machine

More information

Benchmarking Cassandra on Violin

Benchmarking Cassandra on Violin Technical White Paper Report Technical Report Benchmarking Cassandra on Violin Accelerating Cassandra Performance and Reducing Read Latency With Violin Memory Flash-based Storage Arrays Version 1.0 Abstract

More information

Memory - DDR1, DDR2, and DDR3. Brought to you by please visit our site!

Memory - DDR1, DDR2, and DDR3. Brought to you by  please visit our site! Memory - DDR1, DDR2, and DDR3 Brought to you by http://www.rmroberts.com please visit our site! DDR1 Double Data Rate-SDRAM, or simply DDR1, was designed to replace SDRAM. DDR1 was originally referred

More information

Technical White Paper. Symantec Backup Exec 10d System Sizing. Best Practices For Optimizing Performance of the Continuous Protection Server

Technical White Paper. Symantec Backup Exec 10d System Sizing. Best Practices For Optimizing Performance of the Continuous Protection Server Symantec Backup Exec 10d System Sizing Best Practices For Optimizing Performance of the Continuous Protection Server Table of Contents Table of Contents...2 Executive Summary...3 System Sizing and Performance

More information

Random Access Memory (RAM) Types of RAM. RAM Random Access Memory Jamie Tees SDRAM. Micro-DIMM SO-DIMM

Random Access Memory (RAM) Types of RAM. RAM Random Access Memory Jamie Tees SDRAM. Micro-DIMM SO-DIMM Random Access Memory (RAM) Sends/Receives data quickly between CPU This is way quicker than using just the HDD RAM holds temporary data used by any open application or active / running process Multiple

More information

The MAX5 Advantage: Clients Benefit running Microsoft SQL Server Data Warehouse (Workloads) on IBM BladeCenter HX5 with IBM MAX5.

The MAX5 Advantage: Clients Benefit running Microsoft SQL Server Data Warehouse (Workloads) on IBM BladeCenter HX5 with IBM MAX5. Performance benefit of MAX5 for databases The MAX5 Advantage: Clients Benefit running Microsoft SQL Server Data Warehouse (Workloads) on IBM BladeCenter HX5 with IBM MAX5 Vinay Kulkarni Kent Swalin IBM

More information

DIMM Technologies DIMM (dual inline memory module) Has independent pins on opposite sides of module

DIMM Technologies DIMM (dual inline memory module) Has independent pins on opposite sides of module 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A+ Guide to Hardware, 4e Chapter 6 Upgrading Memory Objectives Learn about the different kinds of physical memory and how they work Learn how to upgrade memory Learn how to troubleshoot

More information

Innovativste XEON Prozessortechnik für Cisco UCS

Innovativste XEON Prozessortechnik für Cisco UCS Innovativste XEON Prozessortechnik für Cisco UCS Stefanie Döhler Wien, 17. November 2010 1 Tick-Tock Development Model Sustained Microprocessor Leadership Tick Tock Tick 65nm Tock Tick 45nm Tock Tick 32nm

More information

HP DDR4 SmartMemory Is finding reliable DRAM memory for your HP ProLiant Server series in your data center a major challenge?

HP DDR4 SmartMemory Is finding reliable DRAM memory for your HP ProLiant Server series in your data center a major challenge? Overview Is finding reliable DRAM memory for your HP ProLiant Server series in your data center a major challenge? When you choose HP SmartMemory you get the same high quality, reliability, and confidence

More information

Removing Performance Bottlenecks in Databases with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Violin Memory Flash Storage Arrays. Red Hat Performance Engineering

Removing Performance Bottlenecks in Databases with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Violin Memory Flash Storage Arrays. Red Hat Performance Engineering Removing Performance Bottlenecks in Databases with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Violin Memory Flash Storage Arrays Red Hat Performance Engineering Version 1.0 August 2013 1801 Varsity Drive Raleigh NC

More information

CONFIGURING DDR2 MEMORY ON DELL PLATFORMS BASED ON THE INTEL E7520 AND E7525 CHIP SETS

CONFIGURING DDR2 MEMORY ON DELL PLATFORMS BASED ON THE INTEL E7520 AND E7525 CHIP SETS April 2005 White Paper April 2005 t TM CONFIGURING DDR2 MEMORY ON DELL PLATFORMS BASED ON THE INTEL E7520 AND E7525 CHIP SETS Greg Darnell, Lead Engineer, Dell Server and Storage Performance Analysis Sundar

More information

SDRAM and DRAM Memory Systems Overview

SDRAM and DRAM Memory Systems Overview CHAPTER SDRAM and DRAM Memory Systems Overview Product Numbers: MEM-NPE-32MB=, MEM-NPE-64MB=, MEM-NPE-128MB=, MEM-SD-NPE-32MB=, MEM-SD-NPE-64MB=, MEM-SD-NPE-128MB=, MEM-SD-NSE-256MB=, MEM-NPE-400-128MB=,

More information

Scalability Results. Select the right hardware configuration for your organization to optimize performance

Scalability Results. Select the right hardware configuration for your organization to optimize performance Scalability Results Select the right hardware configuration for your organization to optimize performance Table of Contents Introduction... 1 Scalability... 2 Definition... 2 CPU and Memory Usage... 2

More information

Main Memory Background

Main Memory Background ECE 554 Computer Architecture Lecture 5 Main Memory Spring 2013 Sudeep Pasricha Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Colorado State University Pasricha; portions: Kubiatowicz, Patterson, Mutlu,

More information

Intel Solid- State Drive Data Center P3700 Series NVMe Hybrid Storage Performance

Intel Solid- State Drive Data Center P3700 Series NVMe Hybrid Storage Performance Intel Solid- State Drive Data Center P3700 Series NVMe Hybrid Storage Performance Hybrid Storage Performance Gains for IOPS and Bandwidth Utilizing Colfax Servers and Enmotus FuzeDrive Software NVMe Hybrid

More information

QuickSpecs. Models PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333 MHz) DIMMs

QuickSpecs. Models PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333 MHz) DIMMs Overview Models PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333 MHz) DIMMs HP 1-GB PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333 MHz) DIMM HP 2-GB PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333 MHz) DIMM HP 4-GB PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333 MHz) DIMM PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333 MHz) SODIMMs HP

More information

ACANO SOLUTION VIRTUALIZED DEPLOYMENTS. White Paper. Simon Evans, Acano Chief Scientist

ACANO SOLUTION VIRTUALIZED DEPLOYMENTS. White Paper. Simon Evans, Acano Chief Scientist ACANO SOLUTION VIRTUALIZED DEPLOYMENTS White Paper Simon Evans, Acano Chief Scientist Updated April 2015 CONTENTS Introduction... 3 Host Requirements... 5 Sizing a VM... 6 Call Bridge VM... 7 Acano Edge

More information

AMD PhenomII. Architecture for Multimedia System -2010. Prof. Cristina Silvano. Group Member: Nazanin Vahabi 750234 Kosar Tayebani 734923

AMD PhenomII. Architecture for Multimedia System -2010. Prof. Cristina Silvano. Group Member: Nazanin Vahabi 750234 Kosar Tayebani 734923 AMD PhenomII Architecture for Multimedia System -2010 Prof. Cristina Silvano Group Member: Nazanin Vahabi 750234 Kosar Tayebani 734923 Outline Introduction Features Key architectures References AMD Phenom

More information

OpenSPARC T1 Processor

OpenSPARC T1 Processor OpenSPARC T1 Processor The OpenSPARC T1 processor is the first chip multiprocessor that fully implements the Sun Throughput Computing Initiative. Each of the eight SPARC processor cores has full hardware

More information

Cisco MCS 7825-H3 Unified Communications Manager Appliance

Cisco MCS 7825-H3 Unified Communications Manager Appliance Cisco MCS 7825-H3 Unified Communications Manager Appliance Cisco Unified Communications is a comprehensive IP communications system of voice, video, data, and mobility products and applications. It enables

More information

A LOOK AT INTEL S NEW NEHALEM ARCHITECTURE: THE BLOOMFIELD AND LYNNFIELD FAMILIES AND THE NEW TURBO BOOST TECHNOLOGY

A LOOK AT INTEL S NEW NEHALEM ARCHITECTURE: THE BLOOMFIELD AND LYNNFIELD FAMILIES AND THE NEW TURBO BOOST TECHNOLOGY A LOOK AT INTEL S NEW NEHALEM ARCHITECTURE: THE BLOOMFIELD AND LYNNFIELD FAMILIES AND THE NEW TURBO BOOST TECHNOLOGY Asist.univ. Dragos-Paul Pop froind@gmail.com Romanian-American University Faculty of

More information

Small Business Upgrades to Reliable, High-Performance Intel Xeon Processor-based Workstations to Satisfy Complex 3D Animation Needs

Small Business Upgrades to Reliable, High-Performance Intel Xeon Processor-based Workstations to Satisfy Complex 3D Animation Needs Small Business Upgrades to Reliable, High-Performance Intel Xeon Processor-based Workstations to Satisfy Complex 3D Animation Needs Intel, BOXX Technologies* and Caffelli* collaborated to deploy a local

More information

Communicating with devices

Communicating with devices Introduction to I/O Where does the data for our CPU and memory come from or go to? Computers communicate with the outside world via I/O devices. Input devices supply computers with data to operate on.

More information

WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON 5600 (WESTMERE-EP) BASED SYSTEMS

WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON 5600 (WESTMERE-EP) BASED SYSTEMS WHITE PAPER MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON 5600 (WESTMERE-EP)-BASED SYSTEMS WHITE PAPER FUJITSU PRIMERGY SERVERS MEMORY PERFORMANCE OF XEON 5600 (WESTMERE-EP) BASED SYSTEMS The Xeon 5600 (Westmere-EP)-based

More information

Achieving a High Performance OLTP Database using SQL Server and Dell PowerEdge R720 with Internal PCIe SSD Storage

Achieving a High Performance OLTP Database using SQL Server and Dell PowerEdge R720 with Internal PCIe SSD Storage Achieving a High Performance OLTP Database using SQL Server and Dell PowerEdge R720 with This Dell Technical White Paper discusses the OLTP performance benefit achieved on a SQL Server database using a

More information

Enabling Cloud Computing and Server Virtualization with Improved Power Efficiency

Enabling Cloud Computing and Server Virtualization with Improved Power Efficiency Enabling Cloud Computing and Server Virtualization with Improved Power Efficiency I. Enabling cloud computing and server virtualization without power penalties Enterprise servers are the workhorses of

More information

Improve Power saving and efficiency in virtualized environment of datacenter by right choice of memory. Whitepaper

Improve Power saving and efficiency in virtualized environment of datacenter by right choice of memory. Whitepaper Whitepaper Save power and improve efficiency in virtualized environment of datacenter by right choice of memory A cooperation of Microsoft Technology Center & Samsung Semiconductor Document Version: 2.1

More information

Intel Q35/Q33, G35/G33/G31, P35/P31 Express Chipset Memory Technology and Configuration Guide

Intel Q35/Q33, G35/G33/G31, P35/P31 Express Chipset Memory Technology and Configuration Guide Intel Q35/Q33, G35/G33/G31, P35/P31 Express Chipset Memory Technology and Configuration Guide White Paper August 2007 Document Number: 316971-002 INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION

More information

A processor needs to retrieve instructions and data from memory, and store results into memory. We call this memory Random Access Memory (RAM).

A processor needs to retrieve instructions and data from memory, and store results into memory. We call this memory Random Access Memory (RAM). Memory-System Design A processor needs to retrieve instructions and data from memory, and store results into memory. We call this memory Random Access Memory (RAM). Processor Instructions Data Memory (RAM)

More information

Intel Xeon Processor 3400 Series-based Platforms

Intel Xeon Processor 3400 Series-based Platforms Product Brief Intel Xeon Processor 3400 Series Intel Xeon Processor 3400 Series-based Platforms A new generation of intelligent server processors delivering dependability, productivity, and outstanding

More information

Intel X38 Express Chipset Memory Technology and Configuration Guide

Intel X38 Express Chipset Memory Technology and Configuration Guide Intel X38 Express Chipset Memory Technology and Configuration Guide White Paper January 2008 Document Number: 318469-002 INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH INTEL PRODUCTS. NO LICENSE,

More information

Intel 965 Express Chipset Family Memory Technology and Configuration Guide

Intel 965 Express Chipset Family Memory Technology and Configuration Guide Intel 965 Express Chipset Family Memory Technology and Configuration Guide White Paper - For the Intel 82Q965, 82Q963, 82G965 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH) and Intel 82P965 Memory Controller

More information

In-memory database systems, NVDIMMs and data durability

In-memory database systems, NVDIMMs and data durability In-memory database systems, NVDIMMs and data durability Steve Graves - July 23, 2014 Database management system (DBMS) software is increasingly common in electronics, spurred by growing data management

More information

White Paper. Better Performance, Lower Costs. The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM versus HP DL380p G8 with vsphere 5.

White Paper. Better Performance, Lower Costs. The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM versus HP DL380p G8 with vsphere 5. 89 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor New York, NY 10003 www.theedison.com 212.367.7400 White Paper Better Performance, Lower Costs The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM versus HP DL380p G8 with vsphere

More information

How does the new HP Workstation family (HP Z1, HP Z220, HP Z420, HP Z620 and HP Z820) provide ultimate NX performance?

How does the new HP Workstation family (HP Z1, HP Z220, HP Z420, HP Z620 and HP Z820) provide ultimate NX performance? HP and NX Introduction The purpose of this document is to provide information that will aid in selection of HP Workstations for running Siemens PLMS NX. A performance study was completed by benchmarking

More information

Managing server DRAM configuration to optimise ROI within hosting environments

Managing server DRAM configuration to optimise ROI within hosting environments Managing server DRAM configuration to optimise ROI within hosting environments Richard Kanadjian richard_kanadjian@kingston.com Manager, Field Applications Engineering Kingston Technology Disclaimer: All

More information

HP 8-GB PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600 MHz) SODIMM

HP 8-GB PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600 MHz) SODIMM Overview Models PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600MHz) DIMMs HP 2-GB PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600 MHz) DIMM HP 4-GB PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600 MHz) DIMM HP 8-GB PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600 MHz) DIMM PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600 MHz) SODIMMs HP

More information

Dragon NaturallySpeaking and citrix. A White Paper from Nuance Communications March 2009

Dragon NaturallySpeaking and citrix. A White Paper from Nuance Communications March 2009 Dragon NaturallySpeaking and citrix A White Paper from Nuance Communications March 2009 Introduction As the number of deployed enterprise applications increases, organizations are seeking solutions that

More information

IT@Intel. Memory Sizing for Server Virtualization. White Paper Intel Information Technology Computer Manufacturing Server Virtualization

IT@Intel. Memory Sizing for Server Virtualization. White Paper Intel Information Technology Computer Manufacturing Server Virtualization White Paper Intel Information Technology Computer Manufacturing Server Virtualization Memory Sizing for Server Virtualization Intel IT has standardized on 16 gigabytes (GB) of memory for dual-socket virtualization

More information

Evaluation Report: HP Blade Server and HP MSA 16GFC Storage Evaluation

Evaluation Report: HP Blade Server and HP MSA 16GFC Storage Evaluation Evaluation Report: HP Blade Server and HP MSA 16GFC Storage Evaluation Evaluation report prepared under contract with HP Executive Summary The computing industry is experiencing an increasing demand for

More information

Business white paper. HP Process Automation. Version 7.0. Server performance

Business white paper. HP Process Automation. Version 7.0. Server performance Business white paper HP Process Automation Version 7.0 Server performance Table of contents 3 Summary of results 4 Benchmark profile 5 Benchmark environmant 6 Performance metrics 6 Process throughput 6

More information

Dell PowerEdge R720xd Scalability for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases

Dell PowerEdge R720xd Scalability for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases Dell PowerEdge R720xd Scalability for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases A Dell Technical White Paper explains how R720XD can be scaled up from processor and disks point of view for OLTP based SQL

More information

Hybrid parallelism for Weather Research and Forecasting Model on Intel platforms (performance evaluation)

Hybrid parallelism for Weather Research and Forecasting Model on Intel platforms (performance evaluation) Hybrid parallelism for Weather Research and Forecasting Model on Intel platforms (performance evaluation) Roman Dubtsov*, Mark Lubin, Alexander Semenov {roman.s.dubtsov,mark.lubin,alexander.l.semenov}@intel.com

More information

Cisco for SAP HANA Scale-Out Solution on Cisco UCS with NetApp Storage

Cisco for SAP HANA Scale-Out Solution on Cisco UCS with NetApp Storage Cisco for SAP HANA Scale-Out Solution Solution Brief December 2014 With Intelligent Intel Xeon Processors Highlights Scale SAP HANA on Demand Scale-out capabilities, combined with high-performance NetApp

More information

Sun 8Gb/s Fibre Channel HBA Performance Advantages for Oracle Database

Sun 8Gb/s Fibre Channel HBA Performance Advantages for Oracle Database Performance Advantages for Oracle Database At a Glance This Technical Brief illustrates that even for smaller online transaction processing (OLTP) databases, the Sun 8Gb/s Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

More information

Performance. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Performance and Scalability with Intel Processor and Solid-State Drive Technologies. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.

Performance. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Performance and Scalability with Intel Processor and Solid-State Drive Technologies. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4. Performance Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Microsoft Dynamics CRM Performance and Scalability with Intel Processor and Solid-State Drive Technologies White Paper Date: June 2009 Acknowledgements Initiated

More information

Parallel Processing and Software Performance. Lukáš Marek

Parallel Processing and Software Performance. Lukáš Marek Parallel Processing and Software Performance Lukáš Marek DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS RESEARCH GROUP http://dsrg.mff.cuni.cz CHARLES UNIVERSITY PRAGUE Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Benchmarking in parallel

More information

Power Management and Performance in VMware vsphere 5.1 and 5.5

Power Management and Performance in VMware vsphere 5.1 and 5.5 Power Management and Performance in VMware vsphere 5.1 and 5.5 Performance Study TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER Table of Contents Executive Summary... 3 Introduction... 3 Benchmark Software... 3 Power Management

More information

Enabling Technologies for Distributed and Cloud Computing

Enabling Technologies for Distributed and Cloud Computing Enabling Technologies for Distributed and Cloud Computing Dr. Sanjay P. Ahuja, Ph.D. 2010-14 FIS Distinguished Professor of Computer Science School of Computing, UNF Multi-core CPUs and Multithreading

More information

Accelerating Microsoft Exchange Servers with I/O Caching

Accelerating Microsoft Exchange Servers with I/O Caching Accelerating Microsoft Exchange Servers with I/O Caching QLogic FabricCache Caching Technology Designed for High-Performance Microsoft Exchange Servers Key Findings The QLogic FabricCache 10000 Series

More information

How SSDs Fit in Different Data Center Applications

How SSDs Fit in Different Data Center Applications How SSDs Fit in Different Data Center Applications Tahmid Rahman Senior Technical Marketing Engineer NVM Solutions Group Flash Memory Summit 2012 Santa Clara, CA 1 Agenda SSD market momentum and drivers

More information

Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series. An Intelligent Approach to IT Challenges

Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series. An Intelligent Approach to IT Challenges Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series An Intelligent Approach to IT Challenges A Giant Leap for IT and Business Capabilities In many organizations, IT infrastructure has begun to constrain business efficiency

More information

DIABLO TECHNOLOGIES MEMORY CHANNEL STORAGE AND VMWARE VIRTUAL SAN : VDI ACCELERATION

DIABLO TECHNOLOGIES MEMORY CHANNEL STORAGE AND VMWARE VIRTUAL SAN : VDI ACCELERATION DIABLO TECHNOLOGIES MEMORY CHANNEL STORAGE AND VMWARE VIRTUAL SAN : VDI ACCELERATION A DIABLO WHITE PAPER AUGUST 2014 Ricky Trigalo Director of Business Development Virtualization, Diablo Technologies

More information

A Quantum Leap in Enterprise Computing

A Quantum Leap in Enterprise Computing A Quantum Leap in Enterprise Computing Unprecedented Reliability and Scalability in a Multi-Processor Server Product Brief Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series Whether you ve got data-demanding applications,

More information

Virtualizing Enterprise SAP Software Deployments

Virtualizing Enterprise SAP Software Deployments The Foundation of Virtualizatio Virtualizing SAP Software Deployments A Proof of Concept by HP, Intel, SAP, SUSE, and VMware Solution provided by: Virtualizing SAP Software Deployments A Proof of Concept

More information