An SSL/TLS handshake requires at least 10 times more processing power on a server than on the client. SSL renegotiation attacks can readily take advantage of this asymmetric workload. Watch this video to learn how to easily mitigate these attacks.
Vertical Scaling of Oracle 10g on Xeon Servers with RHEL 5
Are you considering migrating mission-critical applications from UNIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux? This study demonstrates the excellent performance and vertical scaling of Oracle OLTP on RHEL 5 running on Intel Xeon based servers (up to 24 cores).