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Are AMD Opterons more reliable than AMD FX CPUs?

AMD Opteron CPUs are marketed for servers, and FX CPUs for desktops. However, both support ECC, and while only Opterons support registered RAM, the issue is unrelated to reliability. So, what makes ...
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Why does Ruby on Rails run slowly on VMWare

We are experiencing slow performance of our Ruby on Rails application on a hosted server. Neither us nor our hosting provider have been able to accurately diagnose the reason for this. Indicators of ...
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Is it good to set cpufreq as high as possible all the time?

Originally this question was about why I have cpuinfo mhz of 1400 when I purchased a 2300 mhz server cpu. With the help of HBruijn (thx!) and using cpufreq-info tools I found out my real specs: ...
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mcelog doesn't fails to start PUIAS 6.4 amd hardware

Folks, I am a total Linux n00b. I am trying to deploy mcelog on one of my computing nodes running PUIAS 6.4 (i86_64) [root@lov3 edac]# uname -a Linux lov3.mylab.org 2.6.32-358.18.1.el6.x86_64 #1 ...
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Hardware for new hosting services [duplicate]

i will start a new hosting company but i dont know what hardware will be the best for this. I'm looking for something cheap and can carry about 200-300 hosting accounts. The server will be using for ...
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Dedicated GPU in Dell PowerEdge C1100

We recently purchased a Dell PowerEdge C1100 off lease with the initention of using it for graphics processing. We installed an AMD HD 7000 series GPU in it that runs off of board power and it sends ...
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Move a WMWare Workstation from an Intel 32-bits to a AMD 64-bits with two proccesors

I have moved a VMWare Workstation machine which was created in a 32-bit intel single processor system running VMware workstation 7 to a different system with a 64 bit AMD multiprocessor and running ...
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Migrating XenServer VMs from Intel to AMD servers

I need to replace my XenServer 6.1 resource pool hardware. I currently run Intel hardware and I have to move to AMD hardware (corporate politics and budget stuff, blah blah blah). I have downtime ...
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How to troubleshoot the performance difference between two multicore systems?

We have two servers that are very similar configurations, but when running the same custom in-house application, the performance numbers are substantially different. Here are the server specs ...
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32 core (each physical core) 2.2 GhZ or 12 core (6 physical cores) 3.0GHZ? [closed]

I am working on a multithreaded application (Forex trading app built on C#) and had the client upgrade from the 12 core 3.0GHZ machine (Intel) to a 32 core 2.2 Ghz machine (AMD). The PassMark ...
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Is it viable to run a Web Server on AMD E-350 Dual Core Processor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I am trying to set up a small webserver using the AMD APU E-350 Dual Core @1.6GHz. I wish to know if it is ...
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2xAMD Opteron 6128 with libvirt, Physical CPU 13 doesn't exist

I need help with libvirt(?) problem. Server specs: ProLiant DL165 G7 2x AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 6128 System: Debian GNU/Linux testing (wheezy) 3.2.0-3-amd64 libvirt 0.9.12-5 kvm ...
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AMD 24 core server memory bandwidth

I need some help to determine whether the memory bandwidth I'm seeing under Linux on my server is normal or not. Here's the server spec: HP ProLiant DL165 G7 2x AMD Opteron 6164 HE 12-Core 40 GB RAM ...
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CPU?: Not responding

I'm attempting to build a system for co-location. I've been running into issues while trying to install CentOS 6.3 System Specs: Motherboard: ASUS m5a99x Process: AMD FX-8120 (8-core Bulldozer) ...
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Whats is better? AMD Opteron 3280, 8 Cores, 8x 2.4 GHz vs Intel Xeon X3210 Quad Core [closed]

What server is better to rent and make a hosting for large website. IIS 7 asp.net 4 and sql server express. under windows 2008 r2 standard, and using hyper-V with linux (ubuntu), to ssh server. AMD ...
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amd map syntax check

I'd like to know if there is any way to syntax check map files for the automounter daemon (amd). The best that I could find is mk-amd-map -p, however it only seems to error on major syntax issues. ...
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CPU Throttling on Opteron 6272 in Windows

I'm in the process of attempting to benchmark a multithreaded application on my new HP Proliant Server which has an 2x Opteron 6272 and 64gb of ram. When I run the application on a desktop machine (a ...
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CPU Resource pool with and without hyperthreading in vmware esx/esxi

VMWare ESX/ESXI running with AMD 12core @2.2GHz. Intel 6core @2.4GHz In resource pool, with amd cpu I should see 26.4GHz available. Now it's interesting what will be shown with Intel CPU? Am I gonna ...
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modprobe amd-rng fails, No such device

When trying to install hw_random to a 2.6 kernel, modprobe returns a FATAL error "No such device" on both CentOS 5.7 and Fedora 15. Both are using the latest kernel, respectively. The .ko file ...
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Difference between Intel-VT and AMD-V

What is the difference in hardware between Intel-VT and AMD-V? I am currently reading Virtual Machines: Versatile Platforms for Systems and Processes chapter eight and Intel-VT is mentioned there but ...
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Irregular interrupts balance in AMD Opetron Quad-Core

I had a problem with CPU7 overload. I found that it was caused by the eth0 interrupts, as you can see on below cat /proc/interrupts. I'm using 2.6.35.2 kernel and Quad-Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor ...
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I am going to chop the FreeBSD automounter into little pieces and boil them in oil

I am trying to expose a hierarchy of home directories to a number of FreeBSD jails. The home directories are configured such that each is a unique ZFS dataset. The jails are used for development ...
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Strange CPU load on HP DL165 g7 with Windows 2008 R2 core enterprise

We decided to give a chance to a new opteron "Magny Cours" processor and instantly faced a problem with slow system response on Windows 2008 R2. BIOS and BMC firmwares are latest found on HP, no ...
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cheap storage server: Linux support for RAID on SOHO motherboard chipsets

looking to build a hardware RAID-5 using SATA disks... this will be exposed to a Hypervisor: VMware ESX or Xen but none of the below seem to have driver support on Linux / ESX except AMD SP5100 ...
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2x AMD Opteron 6128 VS 2x Xeon E5620 [closed]

Which one of these processors would win on windows server 2008 IIS and MSSQL server. There is 24 GB ram.
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2x Opteron 6128 (8-Core) or 2x Xeon E5620 (4-Core/HT)

I am building a server which will host various websites on IIS, and also have multiple MSSQL databases. I'm currently trying to decide between 2 x AMD Opteron 6128's (8 cores each) and 2 x Xeon ...
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OpenSUSE 11.3 64-bit can't be Installed on AMD Athlon II X2 245

I am not able to install OpenSUSE 11.3 64-bit on my AMD Athlon II X2 245. Whereas, 32-bit version is already installed and running like charm. The process starts fine, it loads the kernel and then ...
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Which processorshould I get for my dedicated?

I'm trying to decide between three different processors for my budget dedicated server. My web application downloads large text files and executes regular expressions/substrings/searches, etc on about ...
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Persistent problem with losing SATA harddiscs after weeks/months of uptime

I've got a problem that has been keeping me somewhat busy for about a year. In random intervals, sata harddiscs simply get lost after several unsuccessful hard resets. This is not related with thermal ...
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Which is the better chip, the Opteron 270, or the Opteron 1212?

I tried looking at the specs but they seem very similar, and I'm not sure which is the more powerful or feature rich chip?
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Virtualization speed king: intel xeon westmere 5620 vs AMD Magnycour 6134

two similarly sized 2P systems from HP: 48GB ram, 8x (300gb 15k SAS) ESX 4.0 is s/w but choice of AMD 6134 gives 16 cores vs Intel 5620's 8 cores. Both almost at same CPU Clock 2.4 GHz for VM ...
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guide for max memory bandwidth AMD Opteron 61xx series

the new opteron have 4 mem channels per CPU. general guidelines for Intel Nehalem: one DIMM in each mem channel results in 1333 Mhz more than 1 DIMM in each channel = 1066Mhz more than 2 per ...
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PowerEdge Server with a *single* x64 Opteron… bad idea?

I'm currently taking stock of our server before we add a new one. I wasn't involved in its purchase (before my time) but the more I learn about its specifications the more concerned I am. Note: ...
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Is AMD Turion™ 64 X2 really 64 bit?

I've HP Pavilion Notebook (db6000). It has AMD Turion™ 64 X2. It came pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Premium. I smoked it and installed Vista again. But in spite of it being touted at 64bit I ...
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Does my dual core AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ support AMD-V?

I am trying to setup some VM's on Citrix XenServer but can't enable Hardware Virtualization support. In the XenServer install it prompted me to enable this, and upon creating a VM I got a "HVM ...
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Can I turn off a faulty core temporarily on my CPU?

I have the following CPU: AMD Phenom 9600 Agena 2.3GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 2MB L3 Cache Series Phenom X4 Model HD960ZWCGDBOX Socket AM2+ 95W Quad-Core Processor I'm getting BSODs and an event ...
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DDR II 667 vs DDR 400

We currently have DDR II 667 RAM on the dedicated server. We're looking to a new server. One of the options only comes with DDR 400 (or DDR 400 registered). Is there a big difference between DDRII 667 ...