[THIN] Re: Hardware for Citrix Servers

we got dual opterons and 16gb of ram and SAS for the drives.

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 10:19 AM, Minero, Hector B CIV NSWCDD, K55 <
hector.minero@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  How much RAM?
>
> In the past, I read that there is not much difference in Dual or Quad CPUs
> for Terminal Servers.
> I read that memory and Drive speed are more important.  Is that true?
> I think that 4GB of RAM is just not good enough anymore (50 users), but
> then if we want more than 4GB, we need to install Windows 2003 Enterprise at
> an extra $2000.
>
> _________________________
> Hector Minero
> NSWCDD Code K55
> Ph: 540.653.8859
> Email: hector.minero@xxxxxxxx
>
>  -----Original Message-----
> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Greg Reese
> *Sent:* Friday, February 15, 2008 10:46 AM
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: Hardware for Citrix Servers
>
> I would recommend buying 64bit systems even if you want to install as
> 32bit for the time being, you will at least be able to go that option when
> you are ready for 64bit.
>
> We run HP c class baldes here.  B465C and they have been very good to us.
> Dell has something similar
>
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 9:28 AM, Minero, Hector B CIV NSWCDD, K55 <
> hector.minero@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> >
> >  Hi all,  I need to buy a couple more servers for our Citrix 4.0 farm
> > and would like to know what you recommend I get as far as Hardware is
> > concerned.  I'd like the servers to handle at least 50 users each.
> >
> > Users mostly use IE, MS Office 2003, Adobe Acrobat Professional, MS
> > Project.   We are using Wyse 941GXL and Wyse G90.
> >
> > We've been using Quads Dell PowerEdge 2850's with 4GB RAM, and I think
> > 50 users is too much for them.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > _________________________
> > Hector Minero
> >
>
>

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