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20 Jan 2011
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About integrated memory controllers, crossbars, system architecture and overly simplistic world views [23855]
Ruminations by Joerg Moellenkamp

After an extremely long introduction in which he settles some scores, Joerg Moellenkamp proceeds to write "About integrated memory controllers, crossbars, system architecture and overly simplistic world views" in a recent blog. He looks at circumstances in which integrated memory controllers are better suited to a given situation when such issues as remote vs. local memory are involved. The number of CPUs and the method of their interconnection are also factors in this equation, he writes.
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15 Dec 2010
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Q&A with Rick Hetherington, Oracle Vice President of Hardware Development [23748]
A Look at What's in the Oracle Pipeline

Oracle VP for Hardware Development Rick Hetherington shares his perspective on developments at Oracle in a Q&A in the Conversations with Oracle Innovators series. Among the topics discussed are the SPARC roadmap (T4 and T5 processors); what's in the works for SPARC processors (critical thread API); system on a chip; and the use of Oracle Solaris, Oracle OVM for SPARC and the Oracle database in the process of chip design, and the resulting edge this practice gives Oracle over its competitors.
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27 Oct 2010
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A Resource for Information on Oracle's Full Line of Integrated Sun Servers and Storage Systems [23619]
Details on the Complete Product Line

Learn about Oracle's Full Line of Integrated Sun Servers and Storage Systems from the Oracle Product Line Card, which provides details on the Oracle portfolio of servers, storage, software and networking solutions that offer the industry's most innovative, performance-optimized solutions for the datacenter.
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23 Sep 2010
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Oracle Exadata Database Machine X2-8 [23513]
Touted as the World's Most Secure Database Machine

Only recently released by Oracle, its Exadata Database Machine is now available in three configurations, the most impressive of which is the Oracle Exadata Database Machine X2-8, billed by Oracle as the world's most secure database machine. The Oracle Exadata Database Machine X2-8 delivers the ability to query fully encrypted databases with near-zero overhead at hundreds of gigabytes per second, which is accomplished by moving decryption processing from software into the Exadata hardware.
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21 Sep 2010
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SPARC T3 Processor and SPARC T3 Systems [23512]
The Industry’s First 16-core Server Processor

Oracle announced the industry’s first 16-core server processor and new SPARC T3 systems. The Sun SPARC Enterprise T-Series Rackmount Systems have added the SPARC T3-1, T3-2, and T3-4 Servers, while the Sun SPARC Enterprise Blade Server Modules' newest addition is the SPARC T3-1B Server. These systems range from a single socket 16-core blade to a 4-socket, 64-core server with 512 threads in a compact five-rack unit. Some SPARC T3 server models are expected to begin shipping in the next 30 days.
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18 Aug 2010
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Sun SPOT Online Store Now Open for Business [23404]
Shop for eSerial Boards, Batteries and Add-on Components

The Sun SPOT Store is now open for business, declares David G. Simmons on his On the SPOT blog. Products include eSerial boards, batteries and add-on components. View a few short video snippets demonstrating how the Sun SPOT can be used at the store's main Website, where a list of available products is also accessible.
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