Throughput Comparison: Dell PowerEdge R720 Drive Options
Source: Principled Technologies
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 users accessing database, mail, and collaboration applications. The Dell PowerEdge R720 solution with CacheCade enabled increased the supported number of users to 2,929, an increase of 151.6 percent. Finally, the Hybrid solution increased the number of users to 7,574, or an increase of 550.7 percent over the HDD solution, providing you with numerous options and scalability to get the performance you need.