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Upgrade Options


  • Subject: Upgrade Options
  • From: Gary Feinstein <gfeinste@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 09 Feb 1998 15:46:59 -0500
  • Organization: Planet Hollywood International Inc.

fixed

I am currently running a 510 with 512Mg of memory, 60 Gig DASD and 2143
processor.  At most, I have about 50 users on at the same time.  Lately,
some of my power users are running a number of resource intensive batch
jobs at the same time.  My quetion is:  What is the best was to upgrade
in order to get the most bang for the bubk.  Do I throw in another
processor (bringing me to 2 out of a total possible 4).  Or do I throw
more memory into the system.  I have heard that RISC is really greedy
when it comes to memory.  How can I test my system to see which is the
best option?  
TIA,
Gary Feinstein
AS/400 System Administrator
Planet Hollywood International Inc.
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