[ic] CPU upgrade for IC server?

Mark Lipscombe markl at gasupnow.com
Tue Jun 16 20:55:32 UTC 2009

Jon Jensen wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jun 2009, Grant wrote:
>> I'm accumulating more and more jobs that I like to have run daily. They 
>> started out running in the middle of the night, but they're creeping 
>> over into real traffic hours.  Right now I've got a P4 single-core 
>> 2.8Ghz CPU and 1GB RAM.  Would a CPU upgrade be likely to execute the 
>> jobs more quickly?
> Only if they're very CPU-intensive, which many jobs aren't.

I'd also be inclined to look at the jobs themselves.  Are they doing 
what they need to do in the most efficient way?

You might consider optimizing the jobs themselves, either before or as 
part of throwing more hardware at the problem.


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