I am trying to find benchmarks for these two processors. Can anyone offer insight in how does Xeon 5500 Nehalm stand against Itanium processor when it comes to databases?
Intel posts their stance on benchmarks at http://www.intel.com/performance/resources/benchmark_limitations.htm . You might also try asking over in the processor community at http://communities.intel.com/community/tech/processors - they're more focused on just processor stuff, than this server community
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