MIPS Rating for IBM's zEnterprise 196 Processors

Archived Published: 08 September 2010 ID: G00206001

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This research addresses the new technology in IBM's zEnterprise 196 (z196) and its impact on performance measurement. We assess the system's performance in terms of MIPS.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Use of MIPS Ratings
    • Factors Impacting Workload Performance
    • Model Numbers Versus Capacity IDs
    • MIPS Tables
    • Multiprocessor Ratio
    • Caution On Use of MIPS Tables for Very Large Systems
    • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
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