Principled Technologies Releases Two Studies on the Benefits of New Microsoft Azure VMs Featuring 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Principled Technologies Releases Study on Three Support Services’ Ability to Detect Hard Drive Issues

Principled Technologies Releases Study on Three Support Services’ Ability to Detect Hard Drive Issues

Dell ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist successfully detected a hard drive in a pre-failure state. - July 01, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Two Models of Acer Chromebook 712 Powered by Intel Processors

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Two Models of Acer Chromebook 712 Powered by Intel Processors

One Chromebook contained an Intel Core i3-10110U processor, while the other had an Intel Celeron 5205U processor. - June 29, 2021

Principled Technologies Publishes Report That Shows How eCommerce Applications Could Benefit from Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 Servers Running VMware vSAN

Principled Technologies Publishes Report That Shows How eCommerce Applications Could Benefit from Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 Servers Running VMware vSAN

Principled Technologies (PT) found that replacing older servers in a VMware vSAN cluster with Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 servers powered by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors can help companies process more database transactions. - June 23, 2021

Principled Technologies Finds That Upgrading to Latest-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R750 Servers Could Boost Data Analytics Performance

Principled Technologies Finds That Upgrading to Latest-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R750 Servers Could Boost Data Analytics Performance

In hands-on testing by Principled Technologies (PT), the latest-generation server ran more data analysis workloads in less time than two older Dell EMC PowerEdge servers. - June 15, 2021

New Guide from Principled Technologies Demonstrates How to Use VMware vSAN HCI Mesh to Share Storage Resources Across Clusters

New Guide from Principled Technologies Demonstrates How to Use VMware vSAN HCI Mesh to Share Storage Resources Across Clusters

According to the report, the VMware technology can improve the flexibility of HCI storage and management. - June 10, 2021

Principled Technologies Publishes Kubernetes Image Processing Performance Study on Two Different Configurations of Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Server Clusters

Principled Technologies Publishes Kubernetes Image Processing Performance Study on Two Different Configurations of Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Server Clusters

When running a Kubernetes image processing workload in a VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 2 environment with VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG), Principled Technologies (PT) found that the Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 cluster with 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 7543 processors saved time and achieved a higher FPS rate than the cluster with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC 7532 processors. - June 02, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases a Research Report About Dell Rugged Devices in Real-World Situations

Principled Technologies Releases a Research Report About Dell Rugged Devices in Real-World Situations

Principled Technologies (PT) researched publicly available data, testimonials and reviews across a myriad of use cases to find out what the people who use and review Dell Rugged tablets and laptops think about how these ruggedized computers perform in the field. - May 13, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases New Study Comparing Two Kubernetes Clusters, One Virtualized Using VMware vSphere with Tanzu Kubernetes Grid and the Other Bare-Metal

Principled Technologies Releases New Study Comparing Two Kubernetes Clusters, One Virtualized Using VMware vSphere with Tanzu Kubernetes Grid and the Other Bare-Metal

On two cloud-based workloads, a Kubernetes cluster using VMware vSphere with TKG performed comparably to a bare-metal cluster running Ubuntu Linux and open-source Kubernetes. - May 12, 2021

Principled Technologies Publishes Comparison Study on SQL Server OLTP Performance from Two Configurations of Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 Servers

Principled Technologies Publishes Comparison Study on SQL Server OLTP Performance from Two Configurations of Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 Servers

Principled Technologies (PT) showed that a cluster of Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 servers powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 7543 processors achieved 15.6% more orders per minute than the same servers powered by 2nd Gen AMD EPYC 7532 processors. - May 11, 2021

New Study from Principled Technologies Shows k-means Clustering Performance from the Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 Server with 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 75F3 Processors

New Study from Principled Technologies Shows k-means Clustering Performance from the Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 Server with 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 75F3 Processors

Principled Technologies (PT) demonstrated that the Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 server with 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 75F3 processors analyzed data in less time, handled more data per hour, and delivered a better performance-per-dollar ratio than the same server with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC 7542 processors. - May 11, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Performance of Kubernetes Clusters Running on Microsoft Azure VMs Featuring Two Generations of Intel Xeon Processors

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Performance of Kubernetes Clusters Running on Microsoft Azure VMs Featuring Two Generations of Intel Xeon Processors

Newer D- and E-series VMs with Intel Xeon Cascade Lake processors supported more users than older VMs enabled by previous-generation Intel Xeon processors. - April 30, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Kubernetes Performance on Amazon Web Services Instances Enabled by Two Generations of Intel Xeon Processors

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Kubernetes Performance on Amazon Web Services Instances Enabled by Two Generations of Intel Xeon Processors

Newer AWS R5n series instances featuring 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors supported more users than older R4 series instances featuring Intel Broadwell processors. - April 29, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Measuring Benchmark Performance and Battery Life of Four Business Laptops with Intel Core and AMD Ryzen Processors

Principled Technologies Releases Study Measuring Benchmark Performance and Battery Life of Four Business Laptops with Intel Core and AMD Ryzen Processors

Two Lenovo ThinkPad systems powered by Intel Core i3-10110U and Core i5-10310U vPro processors achieved better benchmark performance than equivalent systems with AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4450U and Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U processors and had comparable or better battery life. - April 29, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Assessing Aerospike Database Performance Leveraging Intel Ethernet 800 Series Network Adapters with Application Device Queues

Principled Technologies Releases Study Assessing Aerospike Database Performance Leveraging Intel Ethernet 800 Series Network Adapters with Application Device Queues

In hands-on testing on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd servers, PT found that utilizing Application Device Queues (ADQ) on Intel Ethernet 800 Series Network Adapters consistently improved Aerospike Database performance and predictability while offering near-linear scaling in both DRAM and Intel Optane persistent memory enabled configurations. - April 28, 2021

Principled Technologies' Setup Guide Shows How to Use the New Dell iDRAC9 Telemetry Reference Toolset with Elastic Stack

Principled Technologies' Setup Guide Shows How to Use the New Dell iDRAC9 Telemetry Reference Toolset with Elastic Stack

The guide enables data center engineers to start ingesting, querying and visualizing telemetry data from scratch in less than a day. - April 13, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases New Study Comparing OLTP Performance of Two Generations of Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Servers

Principled Technologies Releases New Study Comparing OLTP Performance of Two Generations of Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Servers

Next-generation PowerEdge MX750c servers did more SQL Server OLTP work and supported greater VM density than current-generation Dell EMC PowerEdge MX740c servers. - April 12, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Deployment of Two Generations of Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Servers

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Deployment of Two Generations of Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Servers

Deploying both next- and current-generation servers took less than two-and-a-half hours and involved the same tools and procedures. - April 12, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Showing a Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 Server Met Verification Standards for Eight Genetec Security Center Video Workloads

Principled Technologies Releases Study Showing a Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 Server Met Verification Standards for Eight Genetec Security Center Video Workloads

In conjunction with Dell Technologies engineers, PT found that a Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 server with dual PowerEdge XE7420 nodes met stringent verification standards with six archivers. - April 09, 2021

Two Security Features on 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 7543 Processors Minimally Affected OLTP Performance on a Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Server, Principled Technologies Study Says

Two Security Features on 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 7543 Processors Minimally Affected OLTP Performance on a Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Server, Principled Technologies Study Says

A Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 server with AMD EPYC 7543 processors had similar OLTP performance with AMD SEV-ES and AMD SME enabled and disabled. - March 31, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Performance and Value for the Dell Precision 3640 Tower, Lenovo ThinkStation P340 and HP Z2 G5

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Performance and Value for the Dell Precision 3640 Tower, Lenovo ThinkStation P340 and HP Z2 G5

In hands-on testing, PT found that the Dell Precision 3640 Tower workstation could provide better performance and value in some configurations than the two competitors they tested. - March 31, 2021

Principled Technologies Finds That Running VMware Tanzu on a VMware vSphere 7.0 & Dell EMC PowerEdge Server Solution Can Provide Centralized Container Management Features

Principled Technologies Finds That Running VMware Tanzu on a VMware vSphere 7.0 & Dell EMC PowerEdge Server Solution Can Provide Centralized Container Management Features

In a new report, Principled Technologies (PT) describes their experience deploying and managing containers with VMware Tanzu in a VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 1 environment running on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd servers. - March 27, 2021

Principled Technologies Finds That Latest-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 Server Can Deliver More Raw IOPS Than Its Predecessor

Principled Technologies Finds That Latest-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 Server Can Deliver More Raw IOPS Than Its Predecessor

In hands on testing at Principled Technologies (PT), the new Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 server delivered more input/output operations per second (IOPS) and disk bandwidth as well as lower latency in multiple input/output profiles than the previous-generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R640. - March 25, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases VDI Study on a Dell EMC PowerEdge R7515 Server with Two Generations of AMD EPYC Processors

Principled Technologies Releases VDI Study on a Dell EMC PowerEdge R7515 Server with Two Generations of AMD EPYC Processors

An AMD EPYC 75F3 processor-powered Dell EMC PowerEdge R7515 server supported more VDI users and delivered better value per user than the same server powered by an AMD EPYC 7542 processor. - March 18, 2021

Principled Technologies Puts Dell EMC PowerEdge R6515 Servers to the Test with Read-Intensive MongoDB Workloads

Principled Technologies Puts Dell EMC PowerEdge R6515 Servers to the Test with Read-Intensive MongoDB Workloads

Principled Technologies (PT) found that Dell EMC PowerEdge R6515 servers powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 75F3 processors delivered better database performance and value than the same servers powered by 2nd Gen AMD EPYC 7542 processors. - March 18, 2021

New PT Studies Delve Into the Automation Advantages of the Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise Suite

New PT Studies Delve Into the Automation Advantages of the Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise Suite

Two new hands-on evaluations explore how automating high-touch server lifecycle management tasks with Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise integrations and plugins can lighten the load for IT admins. - March 18, 2021

Principled Technologies Finds That Organizations Can Set Shorter Backup and Recovery Windows for a VM Environment with a Dell EMC IDPA DP8800 Solution

Principled Technologies Finds That Organizations Can Set Shorter Backup and Recovery Windows for a VM Environment with a Dell EMC IDPA DP8800 Solution

The Dell EMC solution backed up and recovered virtual machines (VMs) faster than a key competing solution. - March 17, 2021

BenchmarkXPRT Releases CloudXPRT v1.1, a Benchmark for Measuring the Performance of Cloud-First Applications Deployed on Modern On-Prem or Hosted IaaS Platforms

BenchmarkXPRT Releases CloudXPRT v1.1, a Benchmark for Measuring the Performance of Cloud-First Applications Deployed on Modern On-Prem or Hosted IaaS Platforms

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release CloudXPRT v1.1, an updated version of the benchmark that measures the performance of cloud applications deployed on modern infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platforms, whether those platforms are on premises, private clouds, or public clouds. - March 16, 2021

Chromebooks Powered by Intel Core i5 and Core i3 Processors Saved Time on Tasks in Various Apps, Principled Technologies Study Shows

Chromebooks Powered by Intel Core i5 and Core i3 Processors Saved Time on Tasks in Various Apps, Principled Technologies Study Shows

Hands-on comparison of Chromebooks with Intel Core i5, Intel Core i3, AMD A6-9220C and MediaTek Helio P60T processors. - March 12, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study on OS Deployment in a Mixed-CPU Windows 10 Pro Environment

Principled Technologies Releases Study on OS Deployment in a Mixed-CPU Windows 10 Pro Environment

The study compares the time and effort required to deploy operating systems (OS) and install drivers on AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U and Intel Core i5-10310U vPro processor-based HP EliteBook 800 G7 Series Notebook PCs and Lenovo ThinkPad T14 laptops - March 11, 2021

Newer Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Servers and PowerStore 5000T Storage Achieved Faster Data Analysis Than Two Solutions from HPE, Principled Technologies Study Says

Newer Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Servers and PowerStore 5000T Storage Achieved Faster Data Analysis Than Two Solutions from HPE, Principled Technologies Study Says

Compared to HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 and Gen10 servers and 3PAR StoreServ storage, the new Dell EMC solution completed data analysis in less time and with higher throughput. - March 10, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Virtual Memory Configurations for VDI in Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Virtual Memory Configurations for VDI in Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers

In hands-on testing, PT found that equipping Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd servers with Intel Optane persistent memory increased VDI density. - March 05, 2021

Newer Google Cloud Platform VM Instances Featuring Intel Cascade Lake CPUs Handled More Web Traffic Than Older VM Instances in Principled Technologies Study

Newer Google Cloud Platform VM Instances Featuring Intel Cascade Lake CPUs Handled More Web Traffic Than Older VM Instances in Principled Technologies Study

N2 and C2 standard series VM instances outperformed older N1 standard series VM instances in a WordPress workload. - March 02, 2021

Principled Technologies Finds That Amazon EC2 r5b.8xlarge Instances Deliver Better Performance for OLTP Workloads at a Lower Cost Than Microsoft Azure E64_32s_v4 VMs

Principled Technologies Finds That Amazon EC2 r5b.8xlarge Instances Deliver Better Performance for OLTP Workloads at a Lower Cost Than Microsoft Azure E64_32s_v4 VMs

A new report shows that R5b instances from Amazon EC2 could offer a balance of performance and cost that helps organizations. - March 01, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Comparison Study on the HP Spectre x360 14 vs. the 2020 Apple MacBook Pro

Principled Technologies Releases Comparison Study on the HP Spectre x360 14 vs. the 2020 Apple MacBook Pro

In hands-on testing, the HP Spectre x360 14 received higher benchmark scores and completed scenario-based tasks in less time. - March 01, 2021

Principled Technologies Finds That an Intel Core i7-10610U Processor-Powered Laptop with Intel vPro Technology Was More Responsive Than a Thin Client Running VDI

Principled Technologies Finds That an Intel Core i7-10610U Processor-Powered Laptop with Intel vPro Technology Was More Responsive Than a Thin Client Running VDI

A new report shows that remote users could have a better experience with the Intel Core i7 processor-powered PC, due to better responsiveness and the device’s ability to process more frames per second (FPS) during video conferencing. - February 23, 2021

Principled Technologies Finds That a Dell Precision 3551 Mobile Workstation Outperformed a Dell Latitude 5511 Laptop in a Variety of Tests

Principled Technologies Finds That a Dell Precision 3551 Mobile Workstation Outperformed a Dell Latitude 5511 Laptop in a Variety of Tests

According to the new study, users who regularly perform compute-intensive tasks could expect time savings, better system responsiveness and a return on the upgrade investment in as few as 15 hours of resource-intensive tasks. - February 18, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Performance, Value, Thermals, and Acoustics for the Dell Precision 3640 Tower vs. the Dell OptiPlex 7080 Tower

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Performance, Value, Thermals, and Acoustics for the Dell Precision 3640 Tower vs. the Dell OptiPlex 7080 Tower

In hands-on testing, PT found that the Dell Precision 3640 Tower workstation provided better performance and value compared to a Dell OptiPlex 7080 Tower. - February 13, 2021

Intel Celeron N5100 Processor-Powered Chromebook Was More Responsive Than a MediaTek Helio P60T Processor-Powered Chromebook, Principled Technologies Study Says

Intel Celeron N5100 Processor-Powered Chromebook Was More Responsive Than a MediaTek Helio P60T Processor-Powered Chromebook, Principled Technologies Study Says

In a series of tests, the Chromebook powered by an Intel processor saved time completing tasks in classroom apps. - February 06, 2021

Principled Technologies Report Compares Multitasking Performance Among Chromebooks with Different Intel Core and Celeron Processors

Principled Technologies Report Compares Multitasking Performance Among Chromebooks with Different Intel Core and Celeron Processors

Three Chromebooks powered by Intel Core processors completed common tasks in less time than a Chromebook powered by an Intel Celeron processor. - January 29, 2021

New Study Shows That Dell EMC PowerEdge Configuration Services Can Save Time for IT Admins Deploying PowerEdge Servers

New Study Shows That Dell EMC PowerEdge Configuration Services Can Save Time for IT Admins Deploying PowerEdge Servers

In Principled Technologies hands-on testing, Dell EMC PowerEdge Configuration Services saved 1 hour and 16 minutes of hands-on deployment time for a single server and could save 127 hours for 100 servers. - January 26, 2021

A VDI Solution with Intel Optane Persistent Memory Supported Twice the Users as a DRAM-Based Solution

A VDI Solution with Intel Optane Persistent Memory Supported Twice the Users as a DRAM-Based Solution

For a similar price point, a four-node cluster of Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 servers with Intel Optane persistent memory outperformed the same cluster with DRAM only. - January 22, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study on Dell EMC PowerEdge R940 Servers with VMware vSphere 7.0

Principled Technologies Releases Study on Dell EMC PowerEdge R940 Servers with VMware vSphere 7.0

Comparing the new solution to the previous-generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R930 with VMware vSphere 6.7, Principled Technologies finds greater OLTP performance. - January 20, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Chromebook Study Comparing Intel Pentium Silver N6000 Processor Powered Device Versus MediaTek MT8183 Processor-Powered Device

Principled Technologies Releases Chromebook Study Comparing Intel Pentium Silver N6000 Processor Powered Device Versus MediaTek MT8183 Processor-Powered Device

The Chromebook, powered by the Intel Pentium Silver N6000 processor, completed common tasks in less time than a Chromebook powered by a MediaTek MT8183 processor. - January 19, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Performance of the HP Z8 and Apple Mac Pro on Media and Entertainment Workloads

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Performance of the HP Z8 and Apple Mac Pro on Media and Entertainment Workloads

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that the HP Z8 G4 tower with 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors completed three representative media and entertainment tasks faster than the Apple Mac Pro. - December 23, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Performance of Z by HP Workstations on Architecture, Engineering and Construction Workloads

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Performance of Z by HP Workstations on Architecture, Engineering and Construction Workloads

In hands-on testing, PT found that the HP Z4 G4 tower and HP ZBook Fury 15 G7 completed AEC tasks faster than the HP Z2 G4 tower and previous generation HP ZBook 15 G6, respectively. - December 18, 2020

Principled Technologies Publishes Report on LEGO Education Sets and Intel Processor-Powered Chromebooks

Principled Technologies Publishes Report on LEGO Education Sets and Intel Processor-Powered Chromebooks

In tests with an Intel Celeron N4020 processor-powered Acer Chromebook 315 and an Intel Core i5-10210U processor-powered Acer Chromebook Spin 713, Principled Technologies found that each Chromebook handled LEGO apps responsively. - December 04, 2020

Principled Technologies Study on Chromebooks Finds Time Savings on Tasks in Creative, Gaming, and Photo Sharing Apps

Principled Technologies Study on Chromebooks Finds Time Savings on Tasks in Creative, Gaming, and Photo Sharing Apps

An Intel Core i5-10210U processor-powered Chromebook saved time compared to two Chromebooks powered by an Intel Celeron N4020 processor and an AMD A6-9220C processor - November 23, 2020

New Principled Technologies Studies Find That Compact Dell OptiPlex Desktops with Intel Core CPUs Outperformed Comparable Lenovo and HP Desktops with AMD Ryzen Pro CPUs

New Principled Technologies Studies Find That Compact Dell OptiPlex Desktops with Intel Core CPUs Outperformed Comparable Lenovo and HP Desktops with AMD Ryzen Pro CPUs

Principled Technologies (PT) ran performance, system responsiveness, productivity, and content creation comparisons on Dell OptiPlex compact desktops powered by Intel Core processors versus comparable Lenovo ThinkCentre M Series and HP ProDesk and EliteDesk desktops powered by AMD Ryzen PRO processors. - November 19, 2020

Principled Technologies Shows How Organizations Can Achieve Shorter Backup and Recovery Windows with a Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance DP5800 Solution

Principled Technologies Shows How Organizations Can Achieve Shorter Backup and Recovery Windows with a Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance DP5800 Solution

The Dell EMC solution backed up and recovered databases and virtual machines (VMs) in multiple scenarios faster than a key competing solution. - November 18, 2020

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