By GD on Aug 07, 2008
Rich Green reports that NBC Universal selected Sun to provide the technology platform for its official Olympics web site.[Read More]
The Sun Education Essentials program helps U.S. educational institutions solve big problems on a small budget.[Read More]
Today Sun introduces products such as the Sun Storage J4000 array family, which offers more storage density, connectivity, and availability, and up to 10x more available capacity than traditional JBOD products. Also new is the Sun Fire X4540 storage server. The J400 array family combined with the Sun Fire X4500 storage server series offers multiple capacities scaling from 1 TB to 480 TB in a single OS image.
Sys admin resources and documentation are now available for these servers. These 1U and 2U dual-socket servers use Sun's UltraSPARC T2 Plus processor with CoolThreads technology.
Check out the quad-core availability for the newest additions to Sun's x64 product line: the Sun Fire X4140, X4240, and X4440 servers. In addition, Sun is offering AMD quad-core support for the Sun Blade X8440 and Sun Fire X4200 M2, X4100 M2, and X2200 M2 servers.
Read how one Sun engineer increased application performance on servers that use Non-Uniform Memory Architecture (NUMA).
The new Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 and T5220 servers and the Sun Blade T6320 server module are the result of a unified approach to system design that spans Sun's x64 and chip multithreading (CMT) architectures and delivers virtualization capabilities, Web-scale performance, and energy efficiency throughout the product line.