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The page below lists the results of benchmarking

http://www.vmware.com/products/vmmark/results.html

The page here

http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/vmmark/VMmark-Dell-2009-04-21-R710.pdf has the titles "actual" and "ratio"

What do they mean?

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The ratio is actually the consolidation ratio, and the actual score is the throughput of operations for the tiles. There are a few good links for a full explanation of the VMmark process, but its not for the faint of heart:

Since it sounds like you're trying to gauge the performance of your own or future server, I highly recommend the second link. The VMMark FAQ also has a ton of info on how to interpret scores.

Best of luck!

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