8.2. POWER5 case study

This chapter provides POWER5 specific performance issue. We provides the monitoring of the CPU performance of POWER5-based system using a simple case scenario.

The performance described in this chapter is a sample in a certain specific environment. The actual throughput and performance are affected by various factors, such as hardware configuration, partition configuration, and the characteristic of a process. User needs to evaluate the performance according to each environment. There is no assurance that the performance described in this chapter applicable to other similar environments.

8.2.1. POWER5 introduction

We described the outline of Micro-Partitioning and simultaneous multi-threading (SMT) which are the feature ...

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