I recently was engaged on a case where a customer was not able to achieve the network throughput required to satisfy business requirements, even though the network was a virtual switch (vswitch) within a VMware hypervisor and the communication was between two guests within the same hypervisor (HOST).
Do you have memory interleaving enabled? Node level? Channel Level? Bank Level?
Recently Greg and I had the pleasure of sitting with Dana Gardner (Principal Analyst, Interarbor Solutions) and Kristin Burnham (CIO Magazine) about a day in the life of an HP Master Technologist Escalation engineer; a truly phenomenal experience.
Come see us in Las Vegas June 6-10 2011.