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Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers vs IBM Power Systems: which product to choose and why?


Hi peers, 

Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers vs IBM Power Systems: which one should I choose and why?

I can't make up my mind about it. Please share your pprofessional advice.

I appreciate your help.

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IBM Power Systems vs Dell PowerEdge Rack Server

IBM Power Systems is a RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) system that contains 8 threads or over per core. This processor performs super-fast due to the RISC algorithm technology than any other Intel-based hardware (e.g., Dell, HPE, Cisco). 

In Intel, there are only 2 or 4 threads per core and it performs according to CISC (Complex Instruction Set Computer). 

IBM Power system is a sustainable, reliable and obviously costly solution compared to any other Intel-based solution.  

Generally, IBM Power system is used in mission-critical systems. 

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