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Openstack cloud on 16 Proliant BL465c G5 (HP C7000)


Would the Proliant BL465c G5 with dual AMD Opteron 2356 cpu's and 32GB of ram be fast enough for a compute node?

Specs for each blade:


  • 2x AMD Opteron 2356 CPU per blade
  • Core speed: 2.30GHz
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Number of threads: 4
  • Bus speed: 2000 MT/s (IMC) / 1000MHz (HyperTransport links)
  • L1 cache: 4 x 64KB
  • L2 cache: 4 x 512KB
  • L3 cahce: 2MB


  • 32GB of ram per blade
  • Memory type: PC2-5300P
  • Memory: DDR2-667MHz
  • Data transfer rate: 667MHz