RE: [NTISP] unrelated NT question-Xeon Processors

Peter Deacon ( )
Mon, 24 Jan 2000 07:58:55 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)

On Mon, 24 Jan 2000 wrote:

> We curently run quite a bit from Quad Xeon PIII500 2mb cache machine
> including our SQL server. Our server idles and we do aproximatly 20,000
> new records per hour and 17,000 database look ups per hour.

> We not only running our accounting etc. from this machine we also run an
> instance of IEA's RadiutNT database from this machine. (along with a
> backup copy of RadiusNT :)

> The mahcines are nice we are using IBM Netfinity's to get our jobs done.
> Currently have 12 Xeon based machines. And for the post originally. There
> is no processor on the market that is optimised for TCP/IP.. They might be
> optimised for I/O but software is where TCP/IP is implemented not
> hardware.

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