As I mentioned in a previous blog post, the new Intel Xeon SP processor has more cores but it also has more memory channels. This means you should really consider changing the way you architect your blade servers.
(UPDATED 12.21.2017) The new architecture of the Intel Xeon SP (aka Skylake) CPU includes more memory channels, which is creating some uncertainty on best practices. In today’s post, I’ll show you the best configurations to consider to help drive high memory performance. Continue reading