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15 Dec 2008
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White Paper: The Solaris Operating System and The New Intel Core Microarchitecture [21007]
Two Robust Solutions Designed to Deliver Optimal Performance in Combination

Solaris on Intel's new Microarchitecture (Nehalem) - a new white paper offers a high-level overview of key features of the new Intel Core Microarchitecture, and the advantages of running the Solaris Operating System (OS) in this environment. The intended audience includes business decision makers, developers and IT professionals.
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15 Dec 2008
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Get Unprecedented Efficiencies using Hybrid Storage Pools (HSP) with Solaris ZFS and Intel SSDs [21025]
Enterprises Receive Maximum Performance While Capital and Operating Expenses are Slashed

Hybrid Storage Pools (HSP) are a new innovation designed to provide superior storage through the integration of flash with disk and DRAM. Sun and Intel have teamed up to combine their technologies of ZFS and high performance, flash-based solid state drives (SSDs) to offer enterprises cutting-edge HSP innovation that can reduce the risk, cost, complexity, and deployment time of multitiered storage environments.
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08 Dec 2008
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Harness the Power of X86 Server Refresh with Sun and Intel [21012]
An IDC White Paper

In an October 2008 IDC white paper, analyst Kenneth Cayton notes that advances in server technology have changed so rapidly that end users can build more flexible and efficient environments with a server refresh and receive more powerful systems while taking advantage of the latest capabilities, such as virtualization to maximize their environment. Cayton examines the growing server market and how the x86-based Sun server line using Intel Xeon processors are designed to meet its future needs.
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08 Dec 2008
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Sun JVM Optimized on Intel Architecture for World-Class Performance Right Out of the Box [21023]
Sun-Intel Collaboration Makes Performance Increases Easy for Users

The Sun-Intel alliance has brought about many technical advances between the two companies' technologies. A case in point is the high level of optimizations made to the Sun JVM specifically for the Intel Xeon processor. A 68 percent benchmark improvement on Java performance tuning has been reported by the two firms. JVM enhancements are delivering excellent performance on all current generations of Sun server hardware based on Intel processors right out of the box.
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10 Nov 2008
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Virtualization for the Next-Generation Data Center [20842]
Intel Xeon Processor 7400 Series-based Sun Servers Running Sun xVM Server and xVM Ops Center Software

The first generation of virtualization technology has delivered on its promise. For those who are ready for more, Sun and Intel now provide a new class of virtualization benefits - and a higher level of virtualization performance. Powered by the Intel Xeon processor 7400 series, Sun Fire X4450 servers can get the most out of the new Sun xVM Server and Sun xVM Ops Center products. Now you can virtualize everything and manage anywhere - with Intel performance and energy efficiency. Here’s how.

Highlights

  • Sun and Intel: unique virtualization capabilities enable new usage models
  • Sun xVM Portfolio: virtualize everything, manage everywhere
  • Intel Xeon processor 7400 series: highest virtualization performance
  • Solaris OS: advanced features for reliable, scalable virtualization
  • Sun Fire X4450 servers: ideal platform for data center-class virtualization
  • Sun and Intel engineers: working together to optimize the Solaris 10 OS for Intel Xeon processors
  • Integrated, tested virtualization solutions for the next-generation data center
  • Comprehensive solutions backed by world-class service and support

The Sun Fire X4450 serve - the most space-efficient and energy-efficient 4-socket, 2U industry standard server among tier one vendors - is now available through Sun's Try-and-Buy program at 20% off list price.
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