Kx Systems kdb+ 2.8 with DDN SFA12K-40 on IBM System x3850 X5

Specs: STAC-M3 Benchmarks (Antuco Suite)

Stack under test:

  • Kx Systems kdb+ 2.8 software
  • DDN SFA 12K-40
  • IBM x3850 X5 Server
  • 4 x 10-core Intel® E7-4870 @ 2.4 GHz processors
  • 4 x Mellanox IB ConnectX-2 HCAs direct attached to SFA 12K-40
  • CentOS 6.3 with ext4 filesystem

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