[MUD-Dev] MMORPG/MMOG Server design

Thomas Tomiczek t.tomiczek at thona-consulting.com
Thu Feb 20 11:39:06 New Zealand Daylight Time 2003

From: J C Lawrence [mailto:claw at kanga.nu]

> For x86 the sweet spot is 2-way SMP.  4-way is far more than twice
> again as expensive (and has a very small vendor list).  2-way is
> commodity off-the-shelf hardware.

The LIMIT is 32 processors, btw. At one point - well - you will
start hitting this wall, and - what then?

Single computer solutions are pretty limited in scalability.


Thomas Tomiczek
THONA Consulting Ltd.
(Microsoft MVP C#/.NET)

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