AMD Opteron Server – Part 1 (Hardware)
On April 22, 2003 AMD introduced their first
64-bit processor, Opteron (previously called Hammer or SledgeHammer). Nearly
one year after we decided to meet with this technology. While AMD's focus of
the AMD64 platform also involves desktop solutions, our aim was to build a
high-performance Linux server.
5.3.2004 | Jan Houštěk | read 32470×
AMD Opteron Server – Part 2 (Favour of 64 bits)
In the first part of this series we discussed hardware of AMD64 server.
In this article we will describe some features of AMD64 platform and the
Opteron processor and do a brief review of Linux support.
10.5.2004 | Jan Houštěk | read 27486×
Experience from installation Mandrake 10.0 Official on AMD Opteron
We have decided to test several available distributions on our dual-opteron server (details e.g. here. One of the distributions we have chosen to test was Mandrake 10.0 Official pro AMD64.
5.10.2004 | Petr Houštěk | read 27008×