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Fastest Server

A commonly asked question is which FairCom Server offers the fastest response times. The answer is the performance of the FairCom Server is closely tied to the host hardware and the communication protocol, as discussed in the next section. The faster the CPU and disk I/O subsystem, the faster the FairCom Server responds. The internal performance differences for the FairCom Server across platforms are negligible. The decision of which hardware platform to choose for the FairCom Server should be based on the optimum hardware specifications. The order of priority for the hardware specifications are:

  1. Fastest Disk I/O Subsystem
  2. Fastest CPU
  3. Fastest and most supported RAM