Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v4 Family Virtualization Benchmarks
Virtualization with Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8800/4800 v4 Product Families
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Server virtualization is the process of using a system to run multiple workloads within a virtualized environment. Workload virtualization exists across many datacenter segments including business processing, decision support, application development, industrial research and development, web infrastructure, IT infrastructure, and collaborative workloads.
Server Consolidation with SPECvirt*_sc2013
SPECvirt*_sc2013 utilizes several SPEC* workloads representing applications that are common targets of virtualization and server consolidation. These workloads are modified versions of SPECweb*2005, SPECjAppServer*2004, SPECmail*2008, and SPEC CPU*2006 that match a typical server consolidation scenario of CPU resource requirements, memory, disk I/O, and network utilization for each workload. Scaling is achieved by running additional sets of virtual machines, called "tiles", until overall throughput reaches a peak. All VMs must continue to meet required quality of service (QoS) criteria. See more at: http://spec.org/virt_sc2013/
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