[rescue] pursuing a VAX
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at cmhcsys.com
Mon Dec 9 18:10:40 CST 2002
"Eric Dittman" <dittman at dittman.net> said ...
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] pursuing a VAX
> > >> It can take up to six processors, but it currently has one (the
> > >> in the model number indicates this). 32 VUPS/proc.
> > >
> > > A 6610 is 32 VUPS, but each additional CPU doesn't give you
> > > the full 32 VUPS additional. The official list is:
> > >
> > > Model VUPS
> > > 6610 32
> > > 6620 58
> > > 6630 84
> > > 6640 106
> > > 6650 128
> > > 6660 150
> > >
> > > This is to be expected in most multiprocessor systems.
> > Of course...I don't think anyone expects linear scaling there. ;)
> At least, they shouldn't. I've heard Wintel-worshippers say
> things like, "I've got a dual 1GHz Pentium III system, so it's
> twice as fast as a 1GHZ Pentium III!" which isn't close to the
> truth. You can't correct them, either.
You can always tell a clock-speed fanatic, but you can't tell him much.
More information about the rescue