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Microsoft Server 2008 R2 and the Nehalem

November 29th, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

It’s funny that I was pointed to an german article from Andreas Stiller (whom I met recently at Seattle Airport on the way to SC09) at the slashdot website:

http://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Prozessorgefluester-862083.html (last part)

http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/09/11/28/1723257/Microsoft-Advice-Against-Nehalem-Xeons-Snuffed-Out

The essence is – Microsoft is using the APIC-timer which causes some hangups as this timer causes to much interrupts for the hypervisor.

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