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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 [...]

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

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 | 2018-06-13T15:07:27+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: Tech Talk|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments