[SunHELP] Re Oracle & Sun

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 16:14:04 CDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Jerry Kemp <sun.mail.list47 at oryx.cc> wrote:
> On my application tier, I have highly threaded java serverlets.  And we
> replaced many V480's & V490's with T5120's & T5140's.  We have the right
> application and the T5K servers soar above all others.  I don't believe
> anything on the x86/x64 side of things could touch those at the price
> data through-put, or power consumption.

T5240s here and similar result.

> I do *not* have the threading on my web tier, and the T5K servers fail
> miserably there.  Sun has some software called CoolTools that can evaluate
> your workload an determine if it is a fit for a CoolThreads processor.  I
> biased towards Sun equipment, but obviously, the correct answer is to use
> the right tool for the right job.

How can a web server not be threaded? Do you not have multiple users?
Also, run SWS7, you'll gain a good bit of performance there.

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