Dl 585 is the one to go for. Buy the fastest and most memory that you can and you will be smiling the whole day. I just advised a customer to replace their 16 cpu SUN sparc box with a 4 CPU dual core Opteron. The sun box was 1 million dollar, the opteron costed around 30K dollar. They went live over the weekend and and they are very happy :-)
We will buy an new server.
SO will be RHEL 4 AS/ES
1) HP 585 4x AMD Opteron
2) HP 580 4x Xeon
Any reference, idea, experience about these 2 alternatives ???
What about SGA limit ?
I think I can make a huge SGA with AMD64 (no 3 GB limit),
Do I have this limit in Xeon 64 bit ?
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