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New Oracle x86 Server – massive NVMe flash storage capability

Familiar 1U and 2U formats
The new Oracle X7-2 & X7-2L x86 Servers are available to price and ship. They follow on from Oracles line of x86 servers, the X5’s and X6’s but with new 25Gb/s Networking and extra support for NVMe drives by way of larger capacities and more per server.  CPU’s and memory […]

Oracle Database Appliance – “As New” Official Demo Unit for Sale

********* Now SOLD ********

Demo unit for sale
Our “All Flash” Oracle Database Appliance from Oracle, the – X6-2S has served its demo purpose and now is the time to sell it off. This unit will make a fine Database Server and is in perfect condition. It will be fully boxed in the original packaging with […]

Oracle Database Appliance – for Standard Edition

There is a new  “All Flash” Database Appliance from Oracle, the – X6-2S and X6-2M. It is primarily aimed at 12c Standard Edition and it comes in a 1U package.

X6-2S – 1*10 Core CPU, 128 to 384GB mem, 6.4TB-12.8TB NVMe database storage, 960GB SSD for OS and Software.
X6-2M – 2*10 Core CPU, […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

MiniCluster S7-2

You have decided on a SPARC/Solaris Architecture and would love a SuperCluster but your workload doesn’t warrant that level of investment. Enter the MiniCluster S7-2.  This S7 SPARC Server based Engineered System runs your database and applications. If it tumns on Solaris for SPARC your application will feel at home here.

Oracle MiniCluster S7-2 is […]

By |August 10th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New S7 SPARC Servers

Oracle have released new S7 chipped machines which are SPARC servers to run Solaris 11.3. This is an effort to produce scale out architectures with a commodity style SPARC chip. The servers use a chasssis similar to the existing x86 Oracle platforms with  1U and 2U variants. Each CPU is an 8-Core with 8 […]

By |August 10th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

StorageTek Tape Library “Large Capacity” Bundle from Synoptix

We have put together three StorageTek SL150 Tape Library bundles with massive 300 slot capacity, all in a 21RU configuration. Everything is included to get you going quickly, the system, delivery, installation and 5 year 24/7/365 Oracle Premier Support!

The three bundles are all the same bar the LTO drive version. Choose from LTO5, 6 or 7 […]

T7-1 SPARC Server – single socket back in T-series servers

The new T7 SPARC single socket servers are now out . The new addition is the T7-1 which might be thought of as the spiritual successor to the older T4-1 which has recently been made end of life. There never was a T5-1, Oracle chose to offer a T5-2 with the 2nd CPU removed instead.

The […]

By |April 11th, 2016|Categories: Tech Talk|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

StorageTek SL150 Tape Library – now with LTO7

The Ultra low cost StorageTek SL150 Library (1-20 drive/ 30-300 slots) now supports IBM LTO-7 HH drives. LTO 7 drives have the ability to write 6.0 TB of native data to one LTO 7 cartridge. The increase in capacity with LTO 7 equates to a 2.4X improvement over LTO 6 and a 4x enhancement over LTO 5.  LTO 7 […]

By |April 11th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

New Oracle x86 Server – “All Flash” Version available

The new Oracle X6-2 & X6-2L x86 Servers are shipping and they follow on from the X4 & X5 generations with 8, 12 & 24 disk chassis. Changes are the use of the  newer Intel Broadwell-EP Xeon E5-2600 v4 range (up to two 22-Core), slightly faster DDR4 memory and much of the rest is the […]

StorageTek SL150 Tape Library – now with up to 8 partitions.

The Ultra low cost StorageTek SL150 Library (1-20 drive/ 30-300 slots) now supports up to eight partitions, each with their own individual host. The library still only has one robotic arm so consolidating multiple backup services will require some consideration.

The library is a bridged device in that library commands are sent over the drive connection, […]

By |March 20th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments