Please have a look at John's Blog if you are interested in SPEC performance and how people use it in different ways to come to different conclusions.
Consolidation of different workloads often involves the
use of virtualization technologies and/or partitioning of a
Some time ago I published an article on monitoring
DAX activity on SPARC M8 (and to a certain
degree the whole article also applies to SPARC...
A lot has already been published on the Software in Silicon
innovations in the recent SPARC M8, S7 and M7 CPUs. A large part of