News

Compaq Offers Latest Intel Processors in 8-Way ProLiant Servers

Compaq Computer Corp. announced the release of ProLiant 8-way server models featuring the latest Intel Pentium III Xeon processor technology. The ProLiant 8000 and ProLiant 8500 will be offered with the new Xeon processors at 700 MHz with 1 and 2 MB of Advanced Transfer Cache.

Compaq (www.compaq.com) also announced a new SAP (www.sap.com) Sales and Distribution (SD) benchmark run on the ProLiant 8000 and ProLiant 8500. A benchmark of 7,500 SD benchmark users at 1.73 seconds average dialog response time was produced, generating 767,330 fully business processed line items per hour.

The benchmark was achieved with SAP R/3 Release 4.0B, a foundation of mySAP.com; Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) SQL Server 2000; and Microsoft Windows 2000. The benchmark exceeds the previous record of 6,700 SD benchmark users, a record also held by Compaq. The new benchmark used ServerNet II with a ProLiant 8000 server with eight 700-MHz, 2-MB processors, 4 GB of memory, and 701 GB of total disk space for the database.

Additional servers included a mix of 25 ProLiant 8000/8500 servers with eight 700-MHz, 1-MB processors and 2 GB of memory for update/dialog, and a ProLiant 7000 server with four 500-MHz, 2-MB processors and 1 GB of memory for message and enqueue with the database server averaging 97 percent and the application servers averaging 66 percent CPU utilization. - Isaac Slepner

About the Author

Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.

Featured

  • Microsoft Previews New App Reporting and Consent Tools in Azure AD

    Microsoft last week described a few Azure Active Directory improvements for organizations wanting to connect their applications to Microsoft's identity and access service.

  • Free Software Foundation Asks Microsoft To Release Windows 7 Code

    The Free Software Foundation this week announced that it has established a petition demanding that Microsoft release its proprietary Windows 7 code as free software.

  • Managing Multiple Remote Connections in One Place with mRemoteNG

    If you're juggling multiple remote connections daily, this is the utility for you. Brien walks through the steps to use mRemoteNG, from installation to deployment.

  • Microsoft Unveils Plan To Push Bing to Office 365 ProPlus Users

    Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled plans to deliver an extension that will change the default search engine to Bing in both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers for Office 365 ProPlus subscribers.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.