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Re: experiences needed - how does Itanium2/1.5GHz(4MB) compare to AMD and Intel CPUs as far as Postgresql is concerned

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: Tomaz Borstnar <tomaz(dot)borstnar(at)over(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: experiences needed - how does Itanium2/1.5GHz(4MB) compare to AMD and Intel CPUs as far as Postgresql is concerned
Date: 2006-03-27 12:14:07
Message-ID: 20060327121407.GZ80726@pervasive.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Mar 25, 2006 at 08:11:22PM +0100, Tomaz Borstnar wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> 	First tried some searching around, but did not find anything useful 
> 	so I gave up and decided to ask here... I am wondering how do pair of 
> 1.5GHz Itanium2(4MB cache) stack up against pair of AMD or Intel server 
> CPUs as far as postgresql performance is concerned? Is it worthy or not?

-performance would be a better place to ask, so I'm moving this there.

The general consensus is that your best bet CPU-wise is Opterons.
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