Noticed? Oracle has a SPARC-powered Exadata Configuration called SuperCluster
By uwes on Jan 13, 2014
There is quite an interesting post on Oracle Hardware from Michael Palmeter regarding Exadata and SuperCluster, worth to read and think about it.
On 23rd of Dec 2013 Michael Palmeter wrote:
Oracle has been shipping an Oracle Exadata configuration that runs Oracle’s T and M-series (SPARC) microprocessors for more than 2 years. This database machine is called Oracle SuperCluster.
Technically, SuperCluster has always included every single Exadata feature of note. This is because every SuperCluster configuration is built around the same Exadata Storage Servers and InfiniBand switches that are used in every other Exadata system configuration.
Read the whole articel: Oracle has a SPARC-powered Exadata Configuration Called SuperCluster