Tuesday Sep 30, 2014


In August, Oracle gave a preview of the next generation SPARC processor - M7 at Hot Chips conference. 
Find some highlights of the very positive press coverage in EMEA below:

UK: Oracle reveals 32-core, 10 BEEELLION-transistor SPARC M7

Germany: Oracle verrät erste Details zu SPARC M7

France: Hot Chips 2014 : La puce Sparc M7 d'Oracle va doper le in-memory

Italy: Oracle M7: CPU con 10 miliardi di transistor e 32 core

Switzerland: Oracle: Mit SPARC CPU gegen SAP Hana

Hungary: Oracle SPARC M7: a lényeges részletek

Turkey: 32 Çekirdekli SPARC M7: Oracle’dan Yeni Nesil İşlemci!

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Monday Jun 02, 2014

CMT Blog: Virtual IO gets better for LDoms

As we all know virtual IO is of great use in the IT environments of today but when it comes to performance we often have to pay the price.

In his Blog entry Improved vDisk Performance for Ldoms, Stefan Hinker explained how the new implementation of the vdisk/vds software stack in Solaris 11.1 SRU 19 (and a Solaris 10 patch sortly afterwards) significantly improves latency and throughput of the vitual disk IO.

Wednesday Apr 09, 2014

Announcing new SPARC64 X+ Processors for Fujitsu M10 Servers

On April 8 , 2014 Oracle announced the enhanced Fujitsu M10 - 1, Fujitsu M10 - 4 and Fujitsu M10 - 4S server with new and improved SPARC64 X+ processors.

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Announcing: Upgrade Kit for the Single Processor SPARC T5 - 2 Server

On April 8th Oracle announced an upgrade kit for the single processor SPARC T5 - 2 server to a two processor configuration.

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Wednesday Apr 02, 2014

Updated SPARC / Oracle Solaris Public Roadmap Available

New SPARC / Oracle Solaris Public Roadmap

In order to help you sell Oracle's SPARC / Solaris systems and improve your customers' confidence in their future, Oracle has published an updated roadmap that extends to year 2019!

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Wednesday Mar 05, 2014

Available NOW! New Single Processor Configuration for SPARC T5-2

Starting on March 4th, quotations and orders for the SPARC T5-2 server with one processor could be entered via the standard process using WebQuote, Partner Store and Oracle Store. Shipments are expected to follow standard lead times.

See the announcement on eSTEP Blog for more details regarding the new configuration.

Monday Mar 03, 2014

Technical Update M10: Webcast March 5th; Coordinates

As promised in our "Save the Date: Technical Update M10" announcement recently, here the link to the webinar coordinates.

Find the coordinates here on Oracle Hardware Technical Resource Center. You need to be a registered member on Oracle HW TRC to get access to the page. To get registered you need to be an official Oracle partner.

(If you are not registered on Oracle HW TRC, click here ... and follow the instructions..)

Thursday Feb 27, 2014

Oracle VM 3.3 beta is now available for testing

The Oracle VM development-team has released a beta version of Oracle VM 3.3 for testing.

The beta software and documentation are available on OTN under Oracle VM Early Access Downloads

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Monday Feb 03, 2014

Announcement: New Single Processor Configuration for SPARC T5-2

SPARC Portfolio Update for T5 and T4 Servers

Since introduction last year, Oracle's T5 servers have topped performance metrics in virtually all enterprise workloads. The SPARC T5 processor retains the title of world's fastest microprocessor, and the SPARC T5-2 server has just shattered another world record (see the latest SPECjEnterprise2010 benchmark result). To make it easier for customers to adopt our T5 technology, Oracle announces a new configuration for the SPARC T5-2 server with one SPARC T5 processor, providing a new entry point to the T5 line of rackmount servers.

In addition, Oracle announces the End-of-Life (EOL) of the SPARC T4-4, T4-2 and T4-1B servers along with all unique ATO and Xoption parts. Find more information in the Product Bulletins on Oracle HW TRC:

(If you are not registered on Oracle HW TRC, click here ... and follow the instructions..)

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Friday Jan 24, 2014

SPARC T5-2 Delivers World Record

On January 23rd Oracle reported a new world record for his SARC T5-2 server.

SPARC T5-2 Delivers World Record 2-Socket Application Server for SPECjEnterprise2010 Benchmark

Oracle's SPARC T5-2 servers have set the world record for the SPECjEnterprise2010 benchmark using two-socket application servers with a result of 17,033.54 SPECjEnterprise2010 EjOPS. The result used two SPARC T5-2 servers, one server for the application tier and the other server for the database tier. 

Read more on BestPerf.


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