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Fujitsu M10-1 Server new low price for premium CPU.

Do you need a server which supports Solaris 10 & 11  SPARC and you are on a budget?  Oracle have just re-priced the Fujitsu M10-1 Server to provide even more value, fitted with the premium SPARC64 X+ 16-core 3.2 GHz processor instead of the SPARC64 X 16-core 2.8 GHz.

The Fujitsu M10-1 provides between two and […]

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Tech Talk||0 Comments

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 […]