Do more with less

Jan Brosowski found an interesting point in the result for the upcoming X4640 with six-core Opterons: 2.6 Ghz instead of 2.8 GHz and the Sun X4640 is still 10.000 SAPS faster than an otherwise comparable HP system from the hardware side. As the database doesn’t have such an impact to this value (sorry Oracle) it looks like that it’s may be the operating system that makes the difference. You will find more information in the SAPonSun blog article “10.000 SAPS - do more with less”.