Entry Power S812 Gets A New – But Still Short – Lease On Life
March 18, 2019 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Despite the fact that Moore’s Law increases in performance in CPUs have been slowing for years, for many customers, the growth in the throughput performance of processors as more cores and threads are added to a Power9 chip have outstripped the capacity growth requirements for many IBM i shops. For many of these customers, a single core Power7, Power7+, or even Power8 processor did the trick just fine, and is better suited to their needs than an entry Power9 machine with just one core running IBM i.
We would argue – and have argued many times – that what IBM …Read more