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the maximum MySQL workload that HP ProLiant c-Class Blade Servers are capable of supporting;
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This results published in this document were achieved using the SysBench benchmark for each
of the HP ProLiant c-Class Blade Servers. Various test configurations and test environments were
used and documented to provide readers an opportunity to understand the testing methodology.
The intended audience for this document is anyone who is interested in determining the number
of database workload that can be supported on a given HP ProLiant c-Class Blade Server and
details for deploying a hardware environment based on the database requirements of certain
Scope and Purpose
This document presents the results of a series of benchmark tests performed using the SysBench
software test suite. The tests were conducted running a MySQL database server to evaluate
system performance when running a database under a heavy load. The following HP ProLiant
servers were used in this test: BL460c, BL480c, BL465c, and BL685c. The benchmark data provided
in this sizing guide can assist customers in determining which HP Proliant c-Class Blade Server
meets their MySQL database requirements along with how-to information for configuring the
HP Proliant c-Class Blade Server and storage in a specific production environment.
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