SPARC Enterprise M9000 Server Helps Break Guinness World Record
By staceyinfantino on May 14, 2008
Thanks to the Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000 server -- Sun will be included in the newest edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
Sybase IQ analytics server running on the Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000 server has set a new Guinness World Record by powering the world’s largest data warehouse. This accomplishment was achieved using Sybase IQ, BMMsoft server and the Sun Data Warehouse Reference Architecture, comprised of a SPARC Enterprise M9000 server running the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS), with Sun StorageTek 6540 modular disk arrays.
The SPARC Enterprise M9000 server, the foundation for the world's
largest data warehouse, delivers mainframe-class reliability, availability and scalability (RAS) in an open system. In addition, the
SPARC Enterprise M9000 server is an ideal platform for virtualization and consolidation and is optimized for 24/7 mission critical computing.
For more information on the Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000 server and the Sun Data Warehouse Reference Architecture for Structured and Unstructured Data please visit: http://www.sun.com/servers/highend/m9000/ and http://www.sun.com/service/refarch/datawarehouse/
Click here for the press release on this new Guinness World Record.