Tuesday October 09, 2012

AMD-Based HP Servers Shatter Performance Record

AMD today announced that a cluster of HP ProLiant BL465c Gen8 servers utilizing AMD Opteronآ™ 6200 Series processors has achieved the highest VMmarkآ® 2.1 score ever posted, representing a 40 percent increase over the next best score. VMmark is VMware’s popular multi-server benchmarking tool that measures platform performance and scalability of virtualized environments. The record score of 59.99 at 62 tiles displaced a score of 42.79 at 36 tiles آ– a 40 percent increase in performance and a 72 percent increase in the number of virtual machines.