The Impact of Multicore Architectures on Server Scaling



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Server processor counts will rise to levels that strain the ability of current software to make effective use of that capacity.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Processor Count and Trend
    • The Problem
    • Hard and Soft Limits
    • Linux
    • Windows
    • z/OS
    • Unix
    • VMware
    • Hyper-V
    • Hardware Partition Mode Is a Work-Around to Hypervisor Limits
  • Recommended Reading
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