This is an inspiring and well written study by Drilling Info, Inc.
“The way I see it is that UCS is about building a total solution, not just a response to a specific datacenter hardware need.”
“We chose to install the SQL servers directly on the blades to take advantage of the full memory, CPU, and IO capabilities of the systems. We’ve reduced our licensing costs there dramatically by cutting the number of sockets by 75% and increased performance by 400%.””
IT architect finds Cisco UCS capabilities and cost more compelling than servers