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sgriggs [Platform Questions]
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sgriggs [Performance Considerations]
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-The emulation vendors will crow a lot about their performance. Don't believe them. Even the best performing Alpha emulation requires powerful hardware just to emulate the EV6 at full speed. Matching or beating the Alpha EV7 performance with emulation is currently impossible. After I finished laughing, I'd call BS on any vendor who claims otherwise. However, here are some performance considerations:​+The emulation vendors will crow a lot about their performance. Don't believe them. Even the best performing Alpha emulation requires powerful hardware just to emulate the EV6 at full speed. Matching or beating the Alpha EV7 performance with emulation is currently impossible. After I finished laughing, I'd call BS on any vendor who claims otherwise. ​A real GS1280 server will destroy the performance even the most powerful emulation host currently available.  ​However, here are some performance considerations:​
  
   - What type of alpha processor does your current server use? You can look it up on the [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​AlphaServer|Alphaserver]] wiki page.   - What type of alpha processor does your current server use? You can look it up on the [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​AlphaServer|Alphaserver]] wiki page.
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