Principled Technologies Study Finds a Dell EMC Server with Intel Technology Performed Image-Classification Models More Cost-Effectively Than the Same Server with a GPU

Principled Technologies Study Finds a Dell EMC Server with Intel Technology Performed Image-Classification Models More Cost-Effectively Than the Same Server with a GPU

A Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors achieved comparable training and better inference at a lower hardware cost than the same server equipped with an NVIDIA T4 GPU. - December 12, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Database Performance of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R940 Server With and Without Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Database Performance of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R940 Server With and Without Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory

In hands-on testing, PT found that adding Intel Optane DC persistent memory to a Dell EMC PowerEdge R940 server increased the number of database VMs the server could support. - December 05, 2019

Principled Technologies Finds That Current-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 Servers Offer a Significant Boost for Compute-Heavy, Apache Hadoop Big Data Workloads

Principled Technologies Finds That Current-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 Servers Offer a Significant Boost for Compute-Heavy, Apache Hadoop Big Data Workloads

In three Apache Hadoop big data tests at the Principled Technologies (PT) data center, a cluster of Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 servers powered by 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors outperformed previous-generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R630 servers. - November 20, 2019

Two Entry-Level Mobile Workstations from Dell Showed Longer Battery Life and Stronger Performance Than Similar Devices from HP and Lenovo: Principled Technology Study

Two Entry-Level Mobile Workstations from Dell Showed Longer Battery Life and Stronger Performance Than Similar Devices from HP and Lenovo: Principled Technology Study

The Dell Precision 3540 and Precision 3541 outperformed HP and Lenovo devices on several key benchmarks. - November 11, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the SQL Server Performance of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd with Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory vs. Traditional Storage

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the SQL Server Performance of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd with Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory vs. Traditional Storage

In hands-on testing, PT found that Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd with Intel Optane DC persistent memory outperformed SATA SSD and NVMe drive configurations in SQL Server 2019 performance. - November 06, 2019

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release AIXPRT, a Tool Designed to Help Testers Evaluate Machine Learning Performance

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release AIXPRT, a free tool that lets users evaluate a system’s machine learning inference performance by running common image-classification, object detection, and recommender system workloads. - November 05, 2019

Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Helped to Increase VDI Users in Principled Technologies Study

Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Helped to Increase VDI Users in Principled Technologies Study

Additionally, the new memory technology facilitated better CPU and RAM utilization. - November 04, 2019

Principled Technologies Finds That Organizations Running MongoDB Data Analyses Could See Performance Boosts with Current-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 Servers

Principled Technologies Finds That Organizations Running MongoDB Data Analyses Could See Performance Boosts with Current-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 Servers

Running big data workloads on MongoDB databases at Principled Technologies (PT), Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 servers powered by 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors outperformed previous-generation Dell EMC PowerEdge R630 servers. - October 31, 2019

Value SAS and NVMe Mainstream SSDs from KIOXIA Enabled a Server to Handle More Data Analytics in Principled Technologies Study

Value SAS and NVMe Mainstream SSDs from KIOXIA Enabled a Server to Handle More Data Analytics in Principled Technologies Study

Compared to enterprise SATA SSDs, the KIOXIA offerings also showed lower latency and had a higher performance per dollar figure. - October 28, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Incident Management and Server Deployment Using Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise Integrations vs. Manual Methods

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Incident Management and Server Deployment Using Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise Integrations vs. Manual Methods

In hands-on testing, PT found that using OMISNOW for ticket tracking and OpenManage Ansible modules for server deployment saved significant administrator time and effort vs. completing the tasks manually. - October 23, 2019

Organizations Running Data Analysis in Their Private Clouds Can Benefit from Current-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge C6420 Server Nodes, Principled Technologies Finds

Organizations Running Data Analysis in Their Private Clouds Can Benefit from Current-Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge C6420 Server Nodes, Principled Technologies Finds

Running read-intensive big data workloads in the Principled Technologies (PT) data center, a Dell EMC PowerEdge C6420 solution outperformed a modular solution of HPE ProLiant XL170r Gen9 nodes. - October 15, 2019

Principled Technologies Compares Vulnerability and Security Coverage of Leading Vulnerability Management Vendors

Principled Technologies Compares Vulnerability and Security Coverage of Leading Vulnerability Management Vendors

Tenable.io covered more CVEs than either Rapid7 InsightVM or Qualys Cloud Platform. - October 10, 2019

Principled Technologies Tests Predictive Capabilities of Laptops with Dell ProSupport Plus and Premium Support Plus, Both with SupportAssist Technology

Principled Technologies Tests Predictive Capabilities of Laptops with Dell ProSupport Plus and Premium Support Plus, Both with SupportAssist Technology

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies found Dell laptops’ support solution detected a failing hard drive before it failed, while the support solutions in HP and Lenovo laptops did not. - October 09, 2019

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release an Updated Preview of AIXPRT, a Tool Designed to Evaluate Machine Learning Performance

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release an updated preview of AIXPRT, a free tool that lets users evaluate a system’s machine learning inference performance by running common image-classification, object detection, and recommender system workloads. - October 07, 2019

Intel Optane DC SSDs Drove Higher I/O Performance and Faster Response Times in an HPE Server Cluster, Principled Technologies Reports

Intel Optane DC SSDs Drove Higher I/O Performance and Faster Response Times in an HPE Server Cluster, Principled Technologies Reports

Compared to the same HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 servers configured with only Intel SATA SSDs. - September 13, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Competitive OLTP Database Workload Testing Results Between a Single-Processor AMD EPYC Solution and a Dual-Processor Intel Xeon Solution

Principled Technologies Releases Competitive OLTP Database Workload Testing Results Between a Single-Processor AMD EPYC Solution and a Dual-Processor Intel Xeon Solution

IT professionals at Principled Technologies (PT) found that replacing fifteen legacy servers with either four current-gen AMD EPYC 7551P processor-powered single-socket Dell EMC PowerEdge R7415 servers or four current-gen Intel Xeon Gold 6130 processor-powered dual-socket Supermicro SuperServer 2029U servers resulted in similar OLTP database performance gains. - September 13, 2019

Principled Technologies Publishes Report That Shows How Organizations with Ecommerce Applications Can Benefit from Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 Servers

Principled Technologies Publishes Report That Shows How Organizations with Ecommerce Applications Can Benefit from Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 Servers

Principled Technologies (PT) found that replacing older servers in a software-defined storage VMware vSAN cluster with Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 servers powered by 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors can help companies handle more transactional database work. - September 11, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Assessing the Capacity Impact of Upgrading to Windows Server 2019 from an Older Version on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers

Principled Technologies Releases Study Assessing the Capacity Impact of Upgrading to Windows Server 2019 from an Older Version on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers

In hands-on testing, PT found that upgrading from Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019 on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd servers with Intel Xeon Scalable processors reduced storage footprint due to new features in Storage Spaces Direct. - September 11, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Showing the Consolidation Possible with a Move from Legacy Database Servers to the New Dell EMC PowerEdge R940

Principled Technologies Releases Study Showing the Consolidation Possible with a Move from Legacy Database Servers to the New Dell EMC PowerEdge R940

In hands-on testing, PT found that the Dell EMC PowerEdge R940 with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors was able to perform the Oracle Database work of over three legacy servers while reducing rack space. - August 30, 2019

Principled Technologies Publishes Study Comparing Dell EMC Isilon All-Flash Storage Systems and a Similar Competitor Array in Performance, Ease of Use, and Capacity

Principled Technologies Publishes Study Comparing Dell EMC Isilon All-Flash Storage Systems and a Similar Competitor Array in Performance, Ease of Use, and Capacity

Principled Technologies (PT) tested the all-flash storage arrays to see which could better handle demanding workloads while offering easier management and greater effective usable capacity. - August 23, 2019

Principled Technologies Shows the Dell Precision 5820 Desktop Tower Workstation Ran Quieter in Stress Tests Than Comparable Devices from HP and Lenovo

Principled Technologies Shows the Dell Precision 5820 Desktop Tower Workstation Ran Quieter in Stress Tests Than Comparable Devices from HP and Lenovo

Principled Technologies (PT) compared noise from three desktop workstations with similar configurations, finding that the Dell machine was quieter overall. - August 14, 2019

Principled Technologies Concludes Hands-on Competitive Testing of Two All-Flash Storage Arrays and Publishes Results

Principled Technologies Concludes Hands-on Competitive Testing of Two All-Flash Storage Arrays and Publishes Results

Engineers at Principled Technologies (PT) determined that investing in the Dell EMC Unity XT 880F All-Flash array - instead of a comparable array from a competitor they refer to as “Vendor A” - could potentially help mid- to enterprise-sized businesses maximize performance and efficiency. - August 02, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Report That Compares a ProDeploy Plus for Enterprise Deployment to an In-House Deployment

Principled Technologies Releases Report That Compares a ProDeploy Plus for Enterprise Deployment to an In-House Deployment

Principled Technologies (PT) found that using ProDeploy Plus for Enterprise got Dell EMC storage and a data protection appliance ready for production sooner than an in-house administrator. - July 23, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Studies Comparing the Education App Performance and Management of Two Chromebooks with AMD Processors vs. Two with Intel Processors

Principled Technologies Releases Studies Comparing the Education App Performance and Management of Two Chromebooks with AMD Processors vs. Two with Intel Processors

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that the Acer Chromebook Spin 11 and HP Chromebook 11A, both powered by AMD A4-9120C processors, delivered a comparable experience on common education app tasks as devices powered by Intel Celeron N3350 processors, and used the same management workflows. - July 10, 2019

A PowerEdge R740xd Performed the Database Analytics Work of 10 Five-Year-Old Servers, According to Principled Technologies Study

A PowerEdge R740xd Performed the Database Analytics Work of 10 Five-Year-Old Servers, According to Principled Technologies Study

The server, powered by new 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, completed the database analytics work of 10 PowerEdge R720xd servers in less time. - July 10, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Comparative Content That Details the Proven Benefits of Moving e-Commerce Business to New Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers

Principled Technologies Releases Comparative Content That Details the Proven Benefits of Moving e-Commerce Business to New Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers

Principled Technologies (PT) found that moving from a legacy environment to a two-server VMware vSAN cluster of Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd servers powered by 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors can empower online businesses to handle significant growth. - July 10, 2019

Chromebooks Powered by Intel Core Processors Could Save Students Time on Creative School Projects, Principled Technologies Study Shows

Chromebooks Powered by Intel Core Processors Could Save Students Time on Creative School Projects, Principled Technologies Study Shows

Chromebooks powered by the Intel Core i3-sdfs processor and the Intel Core m3-wfew processor performed tasks more quickly than a Chromebook powered by the Intel Celeron N4000 processor. - July 09, 2019

Principled Technologies Publishes Findings from Hands-on Evaluation of a Dell EMC Cyber Recovery Solution with CyberSense

Principled Technologies Publishes Findings from Hands-on Evaluation of a Dell EMC Cyber Recovery Solution with CyberSense

Principled Technologies (PT) set up servers and storage in a Dell EMC Cyber Recovery Vault and launched an attack on the test data. - July 08, 2019

Principled Technologies Study - A Chromebook Powered by an Intel Celeron N4000 CPU Was Faster in Education Apps Than Two Chromebooks with Processors from Other Vendors

Principled Technologies Study - A Chromebook Powered by an Intel Celeron N4000 CPU Was Faster in Education Apps Than Two Chromebooks with Processors from Other Vendors

Compared to two Chromebooks with processors from AMD and MediaTek, the Intel processor-powered Chromebook saved valuable time. - June 26, 2019

Principled Technologies Compares VMware vSAN Performance on HPE ProLiant DL380 Servers with Intel Optane NVMe SSDs vs. NAND Flash NVMe SSDs

Principled Technologies Compares VMware vSAN Performance on HPE ProLiant DL380 Servers with Intel Optane NVMe SSDs vs. NAND Flash NVMe SSDs

Principled Technologies found that HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 servers with Intel Optane NVMe SSDs processed 35% more IOPS and provided 34% faster throughput on a write-heavy workload versus a solution with only NAND flash NVMe SSDs. - June 21, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Performance of Toshiba Memory Value SAS and Data Center NVMe SSDs with That of Enterprise SATA SSDs

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Performance of Toshiba Memory Value SAS and Data Center NVMe SSDs with That of Enterprise SATA SSDs

In Principled Technologies (PT) hands-on testing, Toshiba Memory SSDs allowed an HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen10 server to complete an analytics query set in less time than SATA SSDs, which makes vital business insights available earlier. - June 21, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Database Performance of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors vs. an Older Server

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Database Performance of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors vs. an Older Server

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that the Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors could support more database users compared to a four-year-old HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9. - June 17, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Collateral Detailing How Different Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 Storage Options Maximize Database Performance

Principled Technologies Releases Collateral Detailing How Different Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 Storage Options Maximize Database Performance

Principled Technologies (PT) engineers determined that companies could dramatically improve database performance by moving legacy systems to the new Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 equipped with Intel Optane DC persistent memory and Intel Optane NVMe SSDs. - May 24, 2019

Principled Technologies Updates Report Comparing the Durability of Three Chromebooks from Dell, HP, and Lenovo

Principled Technologies Updates Report Comparing the Durability of Three Chromebooks from Dell, HP, and Lenovo

In a hands-on testing update, Principled Technologies (PT) found that the Dell Chromebook 3100 survived more hinge cycles and more micro-drops than the HP Chromebook 11 G6 EE and the Lenovo 100e Chromebook. - May 22, 2019

Principled Technologies Compares VMware vSAN Performance on HPE ProLiant DL380 Servers with Intel Optane NVMe SSDs vs. NAND Flash NVMe SSDs

Principled Technologies Compares VMware vSAN Performance on HPE ProLiant DL380 Servers with Intel Optane NVMe SSDs vs. NAND Flash NVMe SSDs

Principled Technologies found that HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 servers with Intel Optane NVMe SSDs processed 35% more IOPS and provided 34% faster throughput on a write-heavy workload versus a solution with only NAND flash NVMe SSDs. - May 16, 2019

Principled Technologies Compares Performance of Value SAS and Data Center NVMe SSDs from Toshiba Memory vs. SATA SSDs in Dell EMC PowerEdge R840, R740xd, and MX Servers

Principled Technologies Compares Performance of Value SAS and Data Center NVMe SSDs from Toshiba Memory vs. SATA SSDs in Dell EMC PowerEdge R840, R740xd, and MX Servers

Principled Technologies found that Dell EMC PowerEdge R840, R740xd, and MX servers with value SAS and data center NVMe SSDs from Toshiba Memory outperformed the same servers configured with enterprise SATA SSDs on transactional and analytical database workloads. In addition, value SAS and data center NVMe SSDs running a database analytics workload offered up to 132% more operations per second for every dollar compared to enterprise SATA SSDs. - April 30, 2019

Principled Technologies Compares Cloud Workload Performance on Servers Powered by Intel Xeon Platinum 8160 Processors and Those Powered by AMD EPYC 7601 Processors

Principled Technologies Compares Cloud Workload Performance on Servers Powered by Intel Xeon Platinum 8160 Processors and Those Powered by AMD EPYC 7601 Processors

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that Intel Xeon Platinum 8160 processor-based servers delivered stronger overall performance on simultaneous WordPress, Cassandra, and Apache Spark workloads. - April 15, 2019

Principled Technologies Publishes a Study Showing the Database Performance Benefits of Choosing Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 and 8160 Processors Over AMD EPYC 7601 Processors

Principled Technologies Publishes a Study Showing the Database Performance Benefits of Choosing Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 and 8160 Processors Over AMD EPYC 7601 Processors

Principled Technologies (PT) evaluated Oracle Database 12c and PostgreSQL online transaction processing database activity and Apache Cassandra distributed database work on servers powered by Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 and 8160 processors and servers using AMD EPYC 7601 processors. - April 09, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Two Reports Comparing the Speed and Efficiency of Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365 Productivity Suite Tools

Principled Technologies Releases Two Reports Comparing the Speed and Efficiency of Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365 Productivity Suite Tools

Principled Technologies (PT) set up G Suite and Microsoft Office 365 and measured how quickly email and cloud storage services from each productivity suite responded in real-world scenarios across multiple devices and platforms. - April 04, 2019

Dell Provisioning for VMware Workspace ONE Deploys Systems with No On-Site Admin Time, Principled Technologies Study Finds

Dell Provisioning for VMware Workspace ONE Deploys Systems with No On-Site Admin Time, Principled Technologies Study Finds

The Dell service could deliver hundreds of pre-configured systems to a company’s end-users, saving time and money. - April 04, 2019

Principled Technologies Compares VM Migration Between Intel Processor-Based Servers and Between Servers Based on Different Processor Architectures

Principled Technologies Compares VM Migration Between Intel Processor-Based Servers and Between Servers Based on Different Processor Architectures

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that migrating a VM from an Intel Xeon processor-based server to an AMD EPYC processor-based server required downtime. - March 18, 2019

Principled Technologies Publishes Results from Hands-on Testing Comparing Management Tasks on Dell EMC PowerEdge MX and HPE Synergy

Principled Technologies Publishes Results from Hands-on Testing Comparing Management Tasks on Dell EMC PowerEdge MX and HPE Synergy

Principled Technologies (PT) tested two blade server platforms to see which could allow admins to carry out several routine management tasks more efficiently. - March 15, 2019

Principled Technologies Publishes Results from Hands-on Testing of the Dell EMC Unity 550F All-Flash Array and the Array of a Competitor

Principled Technologies Publishes Results from Hands-on Testing of the Dell EMC Unity 550F All-Flash Array and the Array of a Competitor

Principled Technologies (PT) tested two all-flash storage arrays suitable for the entry-level market to see which could better help organizations maximize storage usage and capacity. - March 15, 2019

Principled Technologies Publishes Results from Hands-on Testing of the Dell EMC PowerMax 8000 All-Flash NVMe Array and the Array of a Competitor

Principled Technologies Publishes Results from Hands-on Testing of the Dell EMC PowerMax 8000 All-Flash NVMe Array and the Array of a Competitor

Principled Technologies (PT) tested two all-flash NVMe storage arrays to see which could better help organizations in the areas of performance, efficient use of capacity, and ease of management. - March 15, 2019

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release a Preview of AIXPRT, a Tool Designed to Help Testers Evaluate Machine Learning Performance

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release a preview of AIXPRT, a free tool that makes it easier to evaluate a system’s machine learning inference performance by running several common image-classification workloads. - March 04, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases an Interview Report Revealing the Day-to-Day Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Experience at a Multi-Location Production and Manufacturing Company

Principled Technologies Releases an Interview Report Revealing the Day-to-Day Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Experience at a Multi-Location Production and Manufacturing Company

Principled Technologies (PT) talked with the IT Infrastructure Director at Charter Manufacturing to learn what the company’s IT server infrastructure team thinks about using Nutanix Enterprise Cloud. - February 26, 2019

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release HDXPRT 4, a Benchmark Designed to Show How Well Windows Devices Handle Real-World Media Tasks

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release HDXPRT 4, a Benchmark Designed to Show How Well Windows Devices Handle Real-World Media Tasks

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release HDXPRT 4, a performance evaluation benchmark that shows how well Windows 10 devices handle common media-creation tasks. - February 22, 2019

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release MobileXPRT 3, a Free Performance Evaluation App for Android Devices

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release MobileXPRT 3, a Free Performance Evaluation App for Android Devices

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release MobileXPRT 3, a performance evaluation app that shows how well Android devices handle everyday tasks. - February 01, 2019

Principled Technologies Study Finds Upgrading to the HP EliteDesk 800 G4 with Intel Optane Memory Could Save Businesses Millions Over Three Years

Principled Technologies Study Finds Upgrading to the HP EliteDesk 800 G4 with Intel Optane Memory Could Save Businesses Millions Over Three Years

Intel Optane memory helped enable the current-gen desktop to dramatically outperform its first-generation counterpart, even though it had less RAM. - January 30, 2019

Intel Optane Memory Enabled the HP EliteDesk 800 G4 Desktop to Significantly Outperform Systems with Twice the RAM, Principled Technologies Studies Find

Intel Optane Memory Enabled the HP EliteDesk 800 G4 Desktop to Significantly Outperform Systems with Twice the RAM, Principled Technologies Studies Find

The increase in application and system performance could save businesses millions of dollars in productivity savings - January 30, 2019

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