Intel Hyper-Threading (HT) Technology

Hyper-Threading Technology (HT) enables Intel Xeon multiprocessor servers to operate as if they had twice as many processors installed. HT Technology allows a single Central Processing Unit (CPU) to process two independent sets of instructions (or threads) at the same time. To find out if your processor support hyperthreading, run this Linux command: cat /proc/cpuinfo [...]

Configuring Linux for Multi-processors

Multi-processor computing invovles a computer with more than one CPU. To enable a multi-processor computer with Linux, the Linux kernel should be compiled with Symmetric MultiProcessing (SMP) enabled.

Dedicated Server Upgrade Considerations

A list of dedicated server upgrade considerations How do different processors compare in terms of CPU speed, available cache and overall quality? What server management package is included in the package? What is the pricing for more or less hard drives? What is the process for transferring IP addresses? What type of help will support [...]