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Solaris Support to 2031 and beyond

You may be concerned that Solaris has an uncertain future. Fear not, Oracle are planning to support Solaris 11 and subsequent Solaris 11 versions until at least 2031. That's regular, full-blown, Premier Support. If that wasn't enough there will also be a regular period of extended support to take it to 2034. SPARC and Solaris capable x86 servers have a great future and [...]

Solaris 10 Extended Support

Oracle Solaris 10 is now in Extended Support (from Jan 2018) and access to patches is curtailed even if you have an existing Premier support contract. If you need patches going forward contact Oracle to uplift your support to Extended Support which has a premium of 10% (of your current Premier Support value). Years 2 & [...]

By | 2018-05-01T15:49:16+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New Oracle x86 Server – more CPU’s than you can shake a stick at!

Two four socket servers in a single 5U chassis! The new Oracle 8-Socket Server X7-8 can be configured as a single 4-socket server, a single 8-socket server OR two isolated 4-socket servers. You need to use the Intel® Xeon Platinum 8160 24 core 2.1GHz or Intel® Xeon Platinum 8168 24 core 2.7GHz CPU to achieve an 8-socket single server but can mix GOLD & [...]

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-13T15:07:26+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-13T15:07:27+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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, 256 [...]

By | 2018-06-13T15:07:27+00:00 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 | 2018-06-13T15:07:27+00:00 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 threads [...]

By | 2016-08-10T15:02:59+00:00 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 [...]

By | 2016-04-20T08:22:08+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments