Re: [tablix-list] Best hardware for Tablix performance

From: John Winters <johnREMOVE@THISsinodun.org.uk>
Date: Sun Jun 06 2004 - 17:14:54 CEST

On Sun, 2004-06-06 at 15:22, Tomaz Solc wrote:
> > 3) I'd have to persuade support to create me some DHCP entries.
>
> You don't need any additional DHCP entries. You don't need any DHCP
> servers at all. Tablix on Morphix takes care of that (it includes it's
> own DHCP and DNS servers).
>
> The only thing you should need is the posibillity to disconnect the LAN
> segment with your cluster from the rest of the network (because using
> Tablix on Morphix can interfere with your usual DHCP servers).

That's the problem. It's a question of which would worry the support
bods less.

> As for the hyperthreading versus 64 bit cpu question, I would say that
> cpus with hyperthreading would be a better choice for use with Tablix. I
> don't really know all the benefits that 64 bit processors have, but
> Tablix certainly has no use for extended address space. Unless gcc can
> efficiently use the new instruction set with existing C code, I think
> additional logical processors you get with hyperthreading are a much
> better choice.

Ta muchly.

John
Received on Sun Jun 06 17:25:30 2004

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