Join us for this month's "Third Thursday Tech Talk" and learn the critical elements needed for best performance of both on-premises and external cloud deployments. Oracle has optimized both hardware and software to provide maximum performance. We will share the record-breaking performance that is being delivered by the new SPARC M7 and S7 processors, not only from the chip, but from the entire stack.This session will be delivered on April 20. Click here to register! Achieve...
Join us for this "3rd Thursday Tech Talk" and learn the advantages of Oracle Solaris adopting the Continuous Delivery model. Learn how it will become easier for you to assimilate new technology faster while preserving your investment. Also, you will see why our new SPARC roadmap inspires confidences well into the future.Oracle SPARC & Solaris: Continued Commitment to Innovation
Oracle has published an open API and developer kit, allowing you to use the M7 and S7 Data Analytics Accelerators (DAX) to greatly enhance database query performance in your application: https://www.oracle.com/corporate/pressrelease/free-open-apis-and-developer-kit-for-dax-03082016.html
Even more technical details of the new SPARC S7 CPU!SPARC: S7 Technical Video with SVP of SPARC Engineering, Masood Heydari: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUKtL10_01II ITwire article: http://www.itwire.com/business-it-news/enterprise-solutions/73608-oracle-puts-sparc-s7-in-the-cloud-and-in-customers-hands.html
Even more technical details from the launch of SPARC M7 and S7 CPUs, and the servers that use them: SPARC S7 Launch Video with Oracle EVP John Fowler: http://www.oracle.com/goto/powered-by-sparc Press Release: https://www.oracle.com/corporate/pressrelease/sparc-s7-062916.html
Did you know... that current-generation SPARC servers have better performance than x86 servers - per-core, or per-chip? "Are You Kidding Me" - no, we're not; according to industry analysts, SPARC and Solaris really are that good!
In case you were on vacation earlier this week :-)Oracle announceda new family ofSPARC servers,all based on our newSPARC M7 CPU chip.This blog entry is simply a list of the 20 world record performance benchmarksattained so far, compiled by my teammate Pavel Anni. Thanks Pavel!There are so many I decided to group them into categories:I/O microbenchmarksVirtualized Network Performance: SPARC T7-1 https://blogs.oracle.com/BestPerf/entry/201510125_netperf_t7_1Virtualized Storage:...