The G5 may not be all Apple says it is, but then, nothing is what it
seems when it comes to CPU's and performance tests. That said, if anyone
who wants to buy me one when they come out, I won't complain.
Interesting article. get's a bit numberish though.
>>> Curtis Maurand <curtis@stripped> 06/26/03 04:03PM >>>
I'd be interested to see what happens when MySQL gets run on a G5.
SPECint and SPECfp numbers look very good. there is an 8GB RAM limit
On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Jeremy Zawodny wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 05:37:24PM -0400, Curtis Maurand wrote:
> > Linux compiled on an opteron and targeted for it will lose the
> > process limit. the 2-gig number is based on a 32 bit integer. You
> > would a have 64 bit integer (5 Quintillion as an unsigned integer.
> > Imagine the 10GB database in memory, plus the temp and heap tables
> > indexes. Lets not forget about the ability to have large heap
> > too. Life gets very interesting in the 64 bit space, especially
> > IA64's aren't exactly plentiful. As soon as I can afford one, I'm
> > one. I'm very interesting.
> Yeah, the operton should kick major ass with MySQL and sufficient
> memory. :-)
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