MacOS Experiences

eric-list-argus at eric-list-argus at
Thu Jan 29 01:35:51 EST 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 12:37:46 -0500, Carter Bullard proclaimed...

>    I'm getting better performance using G5's than Xeon's
> primarily due to the little endian issues on Intel machines.
> Based on the traffic mix, as much as 3x performance.
> I've never seen a Mac under perform a comparable Intel
> box as an Argus probe, and I have seen it out perform
> on a regular basis.

Excellent -- that helps alot.

I know I asked before about clustering, but have you heard of anyone
running argus on a cluster of xserv's or the g5 servers? I'm curious
to know if it would work (I haven't seen much on the clustering
capabilities yet, but I'm doing my research).

Thanks again.

- eric

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