[K12OSN] Server specs....how low can you go?

Sudev Barar sbarar at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 04:23:23 UTC 2006

On 13/07/06, Gavin Chester <sales at ecosolutions.com.au> wrote:
> Many, many times on this list multi-CPU machines have been recommended
> for terminal servers.  The benefits are that sometimes a single user can
> take the CPU right up to >90% briefly.  When that happens everyone
> suffers.  With dual CPU (or more - my dual Xeon with hyperthreading is
> seen as four CPUs) then such occurrences have minimal/no impact on other
> users.  Having switched from a single to dual CPU machine, I can attest
> to the benefit.

My $0.02 worth......The above advise is golden. I never believed it
possible the improvement I saw with dual core CPU and SMP kernel.
Sudev Barar

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