[CentOS] Dual Opteron or Dual Xeon?
feizhou at graffiti.net
Fri Oct 27 04:15:37 UTC 2006
Mike Kercher wrote:
> I am about to lease another server to be a backup web/mail server with a
> replicated mysql database. The current live server is a dual Xeon
> 2.8Ghz. Would I do better to get another Xeon server or an Opteron
> based server? My concerns are compatibility of the database and the SSL
> certificate currently running on the Xeon machine. Are these concerns
You will do better to get an Opteron based server. Opterons handle SSL
faster, in fact much faster, than Intel Xeon processors not to mention
that I/O on an Opteron box is better too. Stay away from Woodcrest Xeon
servers. The US Government and a large korean ISP have had stability
problems with Woodcrest servers.
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