On Thu, 11 Sep 2008, Denis Hennessy wrote:
> Hi Guys,
>> I'm purchasing a new server to host a number of xen clients and I'm having
> trouble deciding which processor option to pick.
>> Here's the choices:
>> Dual core or quad core?
> Dual processor or single?
> Intel or AMD?
Get one with VT/Pacifica support. Apparently the AMD quad-core ones
support nested-pagetables, and so are faster (not sure if/when Intel
will have the same feature).
Next: Seriously think about using anything other than Xen.. (e.g.
try KVM, VirtualBox, etc..).
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