Vault report: Ion Computer SR-71 SSD-based storage with kdb+ tick data
Unaudited STAC-M3 Benchmark of Kx Systems kdb+ 2.7 with Ion Computer SR-71 Application Server and SSD-based storage
20 October 2011 - New York
Intel has submitted a benchmark report to the STAC Vault covering STAC-M3 tests of the kdb+ database when used with an Ion Computer Systems SR-71 Application Server with integrated SSD storage. Ion Computer claims that the SR-71 is ideal for use in co-location facilities because of it's small footprint, low power requirements, and speed of SSD. Details are as follows.
Specs: STAC-M3 (Antuco suite)
Stack under test (SUT ID KDB111012):
• Kx Systems kdb+ 2.7
• Ion Computer SR-71 Application Server with 192GB memory
• Integrated Intel 320 SSD disks in RAID 5
• 2 x six-core Intel Xeon X5690 @ 3.4GHz
• CentOS 5.6 with ext4
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