Monday Jan 13, 2014

T5 servers: 2 versions of Qlogic 8 Gb FC PCIe Dual Port adapter

An advice for all of you who are configuring FC adapters in T5 servers.

There are two versions of the Qlogic 8 Gb FC PCIe Dual Port adapter

  • one for T5-4/T5-8, model number: 7106958
  • one for T5-2/T4-1/T4-1 and other servers; model number: SG-XPCIE2FC-QF8-N
See the I/O support wiki for more information.

Noticed? Oracle has a SPARC-powered Exadata Configuration called SuperCluster

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:

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Thursday Dec 12, 2013

Announcing: New Flash Options for SPARC Servers

Increase performance with new Flash options for SPARC Servers

Please read the Product Bulletin(800GB Flash)  and Product Bulletin(SSD) on Oracle HW TRC for more details.

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

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Friday Dec 06, 2013

Part Number Transitions - SPARC T4-4 Servers Still Available

Select Non-RoHS Compliant Part Numbers to EOL


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Announcing: New Options Available on SPARC T4 & T5 Servers

New PCIe Adapter Card and ExpressModule Offerings on SPARC T4 & T5 Servers

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Announcing: New Last Order Date (LOD) for SPARC M8000 and M9000 Servers

Effective November 26, 2013 Oracle has extended the Last Order Date (LOD) for SPARC Enterprise M8000 and M9000 Servers to May 31, 2014. The Last Shipment Date (LSD) will now be August 31, 2014.

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Sunday Dec 01, 2013

Detected: Application availability entry points

Ever asked by your self or your customer "Is application xyz available on Solaris 11?" or "Is the database version 11gR1 with RAC certified for OVM for SPARC?"

When this happens, typically a search starts with at least two unpredictable parameters, time and outcome.

To help you answering these kind of questions with a cool smile on your face, you may have a look to the following links and bookmark them.


Wednesday Nov 27, 2013

New World Record Single System TPC-H SPARC T5-4

On November 25th, we published a new World Record TPC-H Benchmark on a single system.

In the benchmark we demonstrate that a SPARC T5-4 is 2.4x faster, 4.8x faster per chip,

1.4x better price/performance and is 3x faster performance/core than the HP/SQL combo.

ANNOUNCEMENT: E-Business Suite Release 11i certified with Oracle Database 11gR2 for Oracle Solaris 11 on SPARC as a Database Tier only platform

On 21th of November we announced:

Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i (11.5.10.2) is now certified with the Oracle Database 11gR2 (11.2.0.3) for Oracle Solaris 11 on SPARC running on the database tier.

The application tier of E-Business Suite Release 11i (11.5.10.2) is not certified with Oracle Solaris 11 on SPARC, only the database tier; customers must run the application tier on a different OS such as Oracle Solaris 10 on SPARC.

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Friday Nov 01, 2013

Technical Presentation: State of the LDom @ 3.1

Announcing a new technical presentation covering Oracle VM for SPARC on eSTEP portal.

For those of you, who want to have a brief technical overview to OVM for SPARC (aka LDOMs) have a look into Stefan HinkerĀ“s just finished presentation. Based on the current 3.1 release, Stefan covers the following topics:

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