Category Archives: Performance

Letter To Santa

Dear Santa, I’ve been terrific at virtualising low hanging fruit over the past years. I have reduced costs while increasing availability, reliability and performance for my applications. I’m a prodigy, I’m a super-hero! Now my CIO asked me to realize the … Continue reading

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Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 4

Following on from part 1, part 2 and part 3 here is … part 4 of this deep dive series on the Bull’s BCS Architecture. In the previous post I focussed on Intel RAS features that Bull’s BCS Architecture is leveraging to make the memory more reliable … Continue reading

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Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 3

The last couple of posts about Bull’s BCS Architecture have been quite intense and I hope I’ve met the technical details you were expecting. Here are the links to the entire deep dive series so far: Bull’s BCS Architecture – … Continue reading

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Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 2

In Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 1 I have listed BCS’s two key functionalities: CPU caching and the resilient eXternal Node-Controller fabric. Now let’s deep dive in  to these two key functionalities. Bear with it is quite technical. Enhanced system performance with … Continue reading

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Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 1

Before going further, let’s put here a list of related posts. Although not required, I encourage you to go through them all before reading the following post. Scale-Out And Scale-Up Architectures – The Business-Critical Application Point Of View Two Main Scale-Up Server … Continue reading

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Bull’s Implementation of a Glued Architecture

In my two previous posts, I’ve been introducing the concept of ‘glueless’ and ‘glued’ as the two main scale-up architectures. You can read them here and here. Eventually you may also read this post in the series talking about the … Continue reading

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Two Main Scale-Up Server Architectures – Part 2

So in my previous article we have discussed about the ‘glueless’ architecture. You may want to read part 1 before proceeding. We have seen that ‘glueless’ architecture as some serious drawbacks. Let’s see if the second main scale-up server architecture can mitigate those … Continue reading

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