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MIPS Ratings for IBM's System z114 Processors

Published: 15 August 2011

ID: G00215636

Analyst(s): John R. Phelps , Mike Chuba

Summary

Each time IBM announces a new mainframe system, Gartner rates the system's million instructions per second performance. Here, we evaluate MIPS for the IBM z114. Many software companies base their software license charges on Gartner's MIPS ratings.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Use of MIPS Ratings
  • Model Numbers Versus Capacity IDs
  • Conclusion

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