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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220 Ubuntu Server: A LAMP Reference Architecture

    The Dell PowerEdge C6220 server and the Linux-based Ubuntu Server operating system provide the power and features you need to deploy multiple, enterprise-class workloads in a large-scale cloud services environment. By increasing rack density, eliminating downtime with hot-swappable server nodes, and removing the cost of OS licenses and upgrade fees,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C5220: Hadoop MapReduce performance

    Companies that wish to process big data in scale-out environments require powerful and dense hardware that complete large data processing tasks, such as Hadoop analysis, quickly and efficiently. Selecting the right server for your underlying hardware infrastructure is critical at hyperscale. In our tests, an eight-node Dell PowerEdge C5220 Hadoop...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Server power management comparison: Dell OpenManage Power Center and HP Insight Control

    As data centers grow, their power needs increase and space becomes more and more of a premium. These rising costs make it essential to manage your data center as effectively as possible. Using Dell OpenManage Power Center with Intel Node Manager Technology in conjunction with the latest Dell PowerEdge servers...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge R820 and R910 servers: Performance and Reliability

    Whether you're looking for the highest possible performance per rack unit or the strongest RAS-enabled server to run your mission-critical databases, Dell has a server to meet your needs. Factors such as performance per rack, expansion capabilities, and flash storage options will also drive your server decision. In our hands-on...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C5220: Hadoop performance

    Companies that wish to process big data in scale-out environments require powerful and dense hardware that complete large data processing tasks, such as Hadoop analysis, quickly and efficiently. Selecting the right server for your underlying hardware infrastructure is critical at hyperscale. In our tests, an eight-node Dell PowerEdge C5220 Hadoop...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Managing clients with Dell Client Integration Pack 3.0 and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012

    In our tests, we found that Dell client management tools (Dell Client Integration Pack, Dell Client Configuration Toolkit, and Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation) integrated in a typical SCCM 2012 environment reduced the steps it took to complete client management tasks by as much as 77 percent, and included a number...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220 and CentoOS 6.2: A LAMP Reference Architecture

    The Dell PowerEdge C6220 server and the Linux-based CentOS operating system provide the power and features you need to deploy multiple, enterprise-class workloads in a large-scale cloud services environment. By increasing rack density, eliminating downtime with hot-swappable server nodes, and removing the cost of OS licenses and upgrade fees, running...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220: Performance for large infrastructures

    Compact, high-performing servers and streamlined software are a necessity for any data center that provides multi-tier hosted Web solutions, cloud services, or other scale-out implementations. Customers need quick access to Web applications that power their business, and the databases that power those Web applications. In our tests, we found that...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell Latitude Notebook responsiveness and battery life: Effects of Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology

    Opening your notebook to find a drained battery and applications such as email in the same state you left them days ago can be a real hassle and a waste of vital time especially when you're on the go and a power outlet and reliable Internet connection aren't available. The...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220 and FreeBSD 9.0: An AMP Reference Architecture

    The Dell PowerEdge C6220 server and the Unix-based FreeBSD operating system provide the power and features you need to deploy multiple, enterprise-class workloads in a large-scale cloud services environment. By increasing rack density, eliminating downtime with hot-swappable server nodes, and removing the cost of OS licenses and upgrade fees, running...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Time to Update Firmware: Dell Lifecycle Controller 2 vs. Hp Intelligent Provisioning

    This paper focuses on Dell's embedded systems management component, Lifecycle Controller 2 and its user interface. Leveraging the power of the Lifecycle Controller 2 User Interface, Dell made server management simpler and faster via automation in our test scenarios. In our tests, using Dell server embedded management features saved time...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220 Ubuntu Server: A LAMP Reference Architecture

    The Dell PowerEdge C6220 server and the Linux-based Ubuntu Server operating system provide the power and features you need to deploy multiple, enterprise-class workloads in a large-scale cloud services environment. By increasing rack density, eliminating downtime with hot-swappable server nodes, and removing the cost of OS licenses and upgrade fees,...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Centralized Systems Management: Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter Vs. HP Insight Control for vCenter Server

    Leveraging the power of the Lifecycle Controller 2 and Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter, Dell made server management simpler and faster in our test scenarios. In our tests, using Dell vCenter integration saved time and required fewer steps when compared to using similar HP vCenter integration solutions. Dell's approach...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Remote office server performance: Dell PowerEdge R720 server with Samsung Solid-State Drives and Windows Server 2012

    When you invest in a server solution for your remote office, it's important to select one that can meet your current needs well and continue to meet your needs as your company grows. In our testing, the Dell PowerEdge R720 server with Samsung SM825 200GB SATA solid-state drives running Windows...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Ultrabook: System responsiveness, performance, and battery life

    In our tests, an Ultrabook prototype improved performance dramatically over a 2010 laptop system in every area we tested. The Ultrabook prototype reduced boot time by 74.7 percent, launched common applications up to 57.6 percent faster, provided up to 2.75 times the graphics performance, increased battery life by up to...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Tablet browser-OS comparison

    Not all tablets browsers perform equally quickly. In our tests of common Web browsing scenarios, Internet Explorer 10-Windows 8 performed everyday scenarios as much as 60.6 percent more quickly than Safari-Apple iOS and as much as 64.1 percent more quickly than Chrome-Android.

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Total cost comparison summary in small to medium business scenarios: VMware vSphere vs. Microsoft Hyper-V

    We designed our assumptions based on a small-to medium-business using 100 VMs. However, for businesses that grow and increase their virtual workloads over time, the potential for greater operational savings exists, as administrators are able to take advantage of cost-saving features of VMware vSphere at a greater scale. For example,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Video-rendering performance comparison: Dell Precision T7600 workstation vs. Apple Mac Pro

    When you work with graphics and video day in and day out, choosing the right system is paramount. A system that not only produces top-of-the-line images but also does so quickly and efficiently can shave hours off your day, leaving you more productive and less frustrated with waiting for your...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    Throughput Comparison: Dell PowerEdge R720 Drive Options

    The new Dell PowerEdge R720 comes with more than just the power to handle your heavy mixed workloads -- it offers many storage solutions to deliver the level of performance you need. In our tests, we found that that a configuration of all HDDs could support a total of 1,164...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Hardware Assisted Virtualized-I/O Messaging Analysis on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    The authors ran Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 with KVM on a server using the Intel Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR2, which can present up to 64 direct, virtualized network interfaces per port to the operating system and its guests via SR-IOV technology. PCI passthrough also provides direct connections between guests...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Server Management Solution Comparison on Dell PowerEdge R710 and HP ProLiant DL385 G5p Servers

    Server management provides ease of use for end users during various tasks they perform. For this comparison, they used each manufacturer's application to perform the following tasks: initial operating system installations, firmware updates, diagnostics, and remote management setup. On the Dell PowerEdge R710, they used the Unified Server Configurator (USC),...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Dell, HP, and IBM Blade Solutions

    Dell Inc. commissioned principled Technologies(PT) to compare the total cost of ownership (TCO) of three blade solutions, which is listed in alphabetical order: Dell PowerEdge M1000e, HP BladeSystem c-Class and IBM BladeCenter H Type 8852. TCO includes hardware, support, management software, IO virtualization, power, cooling, network ports, and data center...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Video-rendering performance comparison: Dell Precision T7600 workstation vs. Apple Mac Pro

    When you work with graphics and video day in and day out, choosing the right system is paramount. A system that not only produces top-of-the-line images but also does so quickly and efficiently can shave hours off your day, leaving you more productive and less frustrated with waiting for your...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    Throughput Comparison: Dell PowerEdge R720 Drive Options

    The new Dell PowerEdge R720 comes with more than just the power to handle your heavy mixed workloads -- it offers many storage solutions to deliver the level of performance you need. In our tests, we found that that a configuration of all HDDs could support a total of 1,164...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Server power management comparison: Dell OpenManage Power Center and HP Insight Control

    As data centers grow, their power needs increase and space becomes more and more of a premium. These rising costs make it essential to manage your data center as effectively as possible. Using Dell OpenManage Power Center with Intel Node Manager Technology in conjunction with the latest Dell PowerEdge servers...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge R820 and R910 servers: Performance and Reliability

    Whether you're looking for the highest possible performance per rack unit or the strongest RAS-enabled server to run your mission-critical databases, Dell has a server to meet your needs. Factors such as performance per rack, expansion capabilities, and flash storage options will also drive your server decision. In our hands-on...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C5220: Hadoop performance

    Companies that wish to process big data in scale-out environments require powerful and dense hardware that complete large data processing tasks, such as Hadoop analysis, quickly and efficiently. Selecting the right server for your underlying hardware infrastructure is critical at hyperscale. In our tests, an eight-node Dell PowerEdge C5220 Hadoop...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220 Ubuntu Server: A LAMP Reference Architecture

    The Dell PowerEdge C6220 server and the Linux-based Ubuntu Server operating system provide the power and features you need to deploy multiple, enterprise-class workloads in a large-scale cloud services environment. By increasing rack density, eliminating downtime with hot-swappable server nodes, and removing the cost of OS licenses and upgrade fees,...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C5220: Hadoop MapReduce performance

    Companies that wish to process big data in scale-out environments require powerful and dense hardware that complete large data processing tasks, such as Hadoop analysis, quickly and efficiently. Selecting the right server for your underlying hardware infrastructure is critical at hyperscale. In our tests, an eight-node Dell PowerEdge C5220 Hadoop...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Managing clients with Dell Client Integration Pack 3.0 and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012

    In our tests, we found that Dell client management tools (Dell Client Integration Pack, Dell Client Configuration Toolkit, and Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation) integrated in a typical SCCM 2012 environment reduced the steps it took to complete client management tasks by as much as 77 percent, and included a number...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220 and CentoOS 6.2: A LAMP Reference Architecture

    The Dell PowerEdge C6220 server and the Linux-based CentOS operating system provide the power and features you need to deploy multiple, enterprise-class workloads in a large-scale cloud services environment. By increasing rack density, eliminating downtime with hot-swappable server nodes, and removing the cost of OS licenses and upgrade fees, running...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220: Performance for large infrastructures

    Compact, high-performing servers and streamlined software are a necessity for any data center that provides multi-tier hosted Web solutions, cloud services, or other scale-out implementations. Customers need quick access to Web applications that power their business, and the databases that power those Web applications. In our tests, we found that...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell Latitude Notebook responsiveness and battery life: Effects of Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology

    Opening your notebook to find a drained battery and applications such as email in the same state you left them days ago can be a real hassle and a waste of vital time especially when you're on the go and a power outlet and reliable Internet connection aren't available. The...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220 and FreeBSD 9.0: An AMP Reference Architecture

    The Dell PowerEdge C6220 server and the Unix-based FreeBSD operating system provide the power and features you need to deploy multiple, enterprise-class workloads in a large-scale cloud services environment. By increasing rack density, eliminating downtime with hot-swappable server nodes, and removing the cost of OS licenses and upgrade fees, running...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Time to Update Firmware: Dell Lifecycle Controller 2 vs. Hp Intelligent Provisioning

    This paper focuses on Dell's embedded systems management component, Lifecycle Controller 2 and its user interface. Leveraging the power of the Lifecycle Controller 2 User Interface, Dell made server management simpler and faster via automation in our test scenarios. In our tests, using Dell server embedded management features saved time...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220 Ubuntu Server: A LAMP Reference Architecture

    The Dell PowerEdge C6220 server and the Linux-based Ubuntu Server operating system provide the power and features you need to deploy multiple, enterprise-class workloads in a large-scale cloud services environment. By increasing rack density, eliminating downtime with hot-swappable server nodes, and removing the cost of OS licenses and upgrade fees,...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Centralized Systems Management: Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter Vs. HP Insight Control for vCenter Server

    Leveraging the power of the Lifecycle Controller 2 and Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter, Dell made server management simpler and faster in our test scenarios. In our tests, using Dell vCenter integration saved time and required fewer steps when compared to using similar HP vCenter integration solutions. Dell's approach...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Remote office server performance: Dell PowerEdge R720 server with Samsung Solid-State Drives and Windows Server 2012

    When you invest in a server solution for your remote office, it's important to select one that can meet your current needs well and continue to meet your needs as your company grows. In our testing, the Dell PowerEdge R720 server with Samsung SM825 200GB SATA solid-state drives running Windows...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Ultrabook: System responsiveness, performance, and battery life

    In our tests, an Ultrabook prototype improved performance dramatically over a 2010 laptop system in every area we tested. The Ultrabook prototype reduced boot time by 74.7 percent, launched common applications up to 57.6 percent faster, provided up to 2.75 times the graphics performance, increased battery life by up to...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Tablet browser-OS comparison

    Not all tablets browsers perform equally quickly. In our tests of common Web browsing scenarios, Internet Explorer 10-Windows 8 performed everyday scenarios as much as 60.6 percent more quickly than Safari-Apple iOS and as much as 64.1 percent more quickly than Chrome-Android.

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Total cost comparison summary in small to medium business scenarios: VMware vSphere vs. Microsoft Hyper-V

    We designed our assumptions based on a small-to medium-business using 100 VMs. However, for businesses that grow and increase their virtual workloads over time, the potential for greater operational savings exists, as administrators are able to take advantage of cost-saving features of VMware vSphere at a greater scale. For example,...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Dell, HP, and IBM Blade Solutions

    Dell Inc. commissioned principled Technologies(PT) to compare the total cost of ownership (TCO) of three blade solutions, which is listed in alphabetical order: Dell PowerEdge M1000e, HP BladeSystem c-Class and IBM BladeCenter H Type 8852. TCO includes hardware, support, management software, IO virtualization, power, cooling, network ports, and data center...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Server Management Solution Comparison on Dell PowerEdge R710 and HP ProLiant DL385 G5p Servers

    Server management provides ease of use for end users during various tasks they perform. For this comparison, they used each manufacturer's application to perform the following tasks: initial operating system installations, firmware updates, diagnostics, and remote management setup. On the Dell PowerEdge R710, they used the Unified Server Configurator (USC),...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Hardware Assisted Virtualized-I/O Messaging Analysis on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    The authors ran Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 with KVM on a server using the Intel Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR2, which can present up to 64 direct, virtualized network interfaces per port to the operating system and its guests via SR-IOV technology. PCI passthrough also provides direct connections between guests...

    Provided By Principled Technologies