Articles

April 18, 2022

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Oracle Database 19c on Cisco X210c M6 – WOW!

Oracle database 19c performs extremely well running on the Cisco X210c compute node. Testing using Oracle SLOB (Silly Little Oracle Benchmark) and Oracle Swingbench prove excellent scalability for IOPS growth and high transaction sperminute with minimum latency. Details in a new whitepaper just published by Tushar Patel, Principal Engineer, Oracle Solutions at Cisco Systems, Inc.

April 11, 2022

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Cisco Partners with AMD to set a World Record!

Cisco has once again extended its dominance in SQL Server based TPC-H results by posting a new record for the 30TB TPC-H decision support benchmark on SQL Server 2019, gaining 14% over HPE’s best result and 29% better then Cisco’s previous posting.

March 25, 2022

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Cisco UCS X-Series, Solution Test Drives

Cisco UCS X-Series Modular System demonstrates excellent I/O performance as a precursor for planned Oracle Database 19c testing to announce in 2 weeks.

December 6, 2021

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Cisco® C245 M6 Servers Powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors Deliver Enterprise-Grade VDI Capacity and Performance

Using the AMD based C245 M6 server, Cisco is able to document that this server can support up to 400 virtual desktops! This opens doors for lower TCO and server consolidation for customers.

October 18, 2021

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FlexPod Datacenter & SQL Server: A Championship Team Gets Better!

FlexPod Datacenter has been enhanced by the new Intel Xeon 3rd Generation Scalable processor based B200 M6. This is the ideal platform to host Microsoft SQL Server 2019 databases and applications. This new Cisco Validated design shows the best practices to set up this Converged Infrastructure to provide the best performance, quickly, leading to a lower total TCO for your organization.

July 26, 2021

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VDI on X-Series: A new ‘car’ you can drive today!

Cisco has a new 'car' for VDI solutions, called the Cisco X-Series. This new model has been taken on a test spin to show its ability to handle VDI workloads and can support 33% more users per compute node compared to M5 servers running Login VSI workload.

June 3, 2021

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Stretching Cisco Designed Oracle Infrastructures with Low Latency Protocols

Cisco has worked with both NetApp and Pure Storage to test and validate the benefits of using low latency protocols with Oracle Database 19c. The primary benefit is improved performance with an eye to lower costs.

June 3, 2021

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The rush to cloud based VDI, will customers stay?

COVID-19 caused businesses to immediately establish an ability to support remote workers. The cloud offered a quick solution. Remote working will be the norm moving forward and business is questioning this choice. A FlexPod solution to host VDI offers a clear alternative.