Has anyone tried migrating from a V440 or similar to the Sun X-series machines, or benchmarked performance of Oracle on an X-series compared to an M-series? We're considering trading in the T2000s for either M4000s or X4250s. The M4000s are midrange servers running quad-core 2.4GHz SPARC64 VII processors for about $50k and the X4250s are quad-core 3GHz Intel Xeons for about $5k. I know the SPARC is RISC and the Xeon is CISC and I'm not sure about all the other technical differences such as cache, bus speed, etc., but looking only at $/GHz (dollars per GHz) the X-series blows the M-series away. I'm not a hardware expert, but I'm guessing that's not exactly a valid comparison given the different architectures. I'm just curious what real life testing with an ERP application running on an Oracle database would have to say about it. I googled for such a benchmark and couldn't find anything along these lines. Thanks, Brandon Reference: http://www.sun.com/servers/x64/x4250/index.xml http://www.sun.com/servers/midrange/m4000/index.xml ________________________________ Privileged/Confidential Information may be contained in this message or attachments hereto. Please advise immediately if you or your employer do not consent to Internet email for messages of this kind. Opinions, conclusions and other information in this message that do not relate to the official business of this company shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by it.