A recent Oracle internal performance evaluation for computer-based
product design demonstrated that Oracle's SPARC T5-4 server running MSC's
SimManager simulation software with Oracle Database 12c consolidates the work of multiple x86 servers while
delivering better overall performance. Engineering simulation solutions have taken the center stage in helping companies design and develop innovative products while reducing physical prototyping costs, and exploring a larger design space, resulting in more design possibilities.
For this solution, a single SPARC T5-4 server running Oracle Solaris 11 was deployed to
consolidate the MSC SimManager server, the Oracle Database 12c server, and the web application
server onto a single platform. An automotive design workload was deployed to demonstrate how the
SPARC T5-4 server can be used to consolidate the work of multiple x86 servers and deliver better
overall performance while reducing complexity and achieving optimal product designs.
A joint Oracle/MSC Software solution brief describes this in more detail: A Simplified Solution for Product Lifecycle Management
—MSC SimManager on a SPARC T5-4 Server