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Advantage RISC server over CISC server

By mandarsoman ·
What are the advantages of RISC server over CISC server for three tier application (back end oracle 8i and front end forms 6i) and complex intermodel integration?

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by Shereif Maged In reply to Advantage RISC server ov ...

First u have to know what is RISC & CISC, RISC, Reduced Instruction Set Computing and CISC Complex, Inst. Set Comp. are two different techniques that the computer processor uses to calculate a transaction, PCs ( using Intel processors are CISC) Unixmachines like SUN, HP, IBM and IBM AS400 new series are RISC, usually the RISC processors are much faster powerfull in terms of mass amount of numbers to process than the CICS processor, depending on the application, if two servers have exactly the same processor speed, the RISC own will finish transactions earlier.
Other than this RISC processors use unix operating system that is more secured and stable than the Op systems used in CISC processors, but sure they are more expensive
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by RealGem In reply to Advantage RISC server ov ...

RISC processors are more limited in their basic capabilities, but they perform those capabilities much quicker than CISC processors.

If you have an application that does not require extremely complex machine-level instructions, and performance is key, then RISC may be the way to do.

That's why you see RISC servers doing things like serving up databases. DBMS servers do index searches, a lot of i/o, and so on. They don't have to do fancy graphics for their user interface, or other complex stuff. So RISC is very suited to those sorts of server-based applications.

RISC processors gain their speed advantage through simplicity, which allows more effective branch prediction, more parallelism within the processor, and so on.

Using a RISC processor for the the wrong type of application will not be the most effective use of the processor.

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