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08 Jul 2010
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"Oracle Solaris Studio: Using the Tuned Libraries for Peak Application Performance" [23277]
Oracle White Paper Demonstrates the Ease of Getting Better Performance with Perflib

The Oracle technical white paper "Oracle Solaris Studio: Using the Tuned Libraries for Peak Application Performance" discusses the Sun Performance Library (Perflib) component of Oracle Solaris Studio, demonstrating how it can be used in applications to boost performance significantly via its highly optimized mathematical subroutines for SPARC and x86 processor-based systems. Perflib is available for SPARC systems running Oracle Solaris and for x86 or x64 (Intel or AMD) systems running Oracle Solaris or Oracle Linux.
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07 Jun 2010
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Oracle Solaris Studio Express 6/10 [23205]
New Release Comes with Build, Debugging, and Tuning Improvements

Just released June 3 is the Oracle Solaris Studio Express 6/10, formerly Sun Studio Express, and its Customer Feedback Program. The new release is available on Solaris 10 (SPARC, x86), OEL 5 (x86), RHEL 5 (x86), SuSE 11 (x86) and will be available for OpenSolaris in the near future. Its compilers, libraries and tools have been tuned and optimized to support the latest architectures. There also are enhanced debugging and code coverage tooling as well as improved application profiling and observability. Its integrated IDE has been updated and is now based on NetBeans 6.8.
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07 May 2010
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Oracle Tuxedo 11g and Associated Mainframe Re-Hosting Products [23031]
Oracle Fusion Middleware's Strategic Transaction Processing Product

Oracle Tuxedo 11g release introduces three brand new products within its Tuxedo product line. Oracle Tuxedo Application Runtime (ART) provides the ability to migrate CICS and batch applications to run them on open systems like Oracle Tuxedo without any change in application code. Oracle Tuxedo Application Rehosting Workbench automates adaptation of COBOL program, conversion of JCL to batch applications, migration of data schema, and more. These products reduce cost, risk, and inflexibility of running CICS and Batch applications on mainframes. Oracle Tuxedo JCA Adapter enhances Tuxedo's hot-pluggability by providing bi-directional service invocation with any JCA compliant application server.
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23 Apr 2010
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Oracle Grid Engine 6.2 Slide Presentation [23017]
Provides an Overview of the Features and Benefits

Get a high-level overview of the features and benefits provided by the Oracle Grid Engine 6.2, formerly Sun Grid Engine, in a slide presentation available on the Oracle Website. The Oracle Grid Engine software is a distributed resource management (DRM) system that manages the distribution of users' workload to available compute resources. This presentation may be worthwhile to those looking for a resource management solution or wondering what this Oracle solution actually does. Login or registration is required to view the presentation.
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13 Apr 2010
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Oracle Solaris Studio Exploits Parallelism Capability of Intel's Newest Processors [23035]
Offering 16 Hardware Threads in 1 Socket With a 1U Box Presenting Up to 8 Sockets

In the white paper "Oracle Solaris Operating System -- Optimized for the Intel Xeon Processor 5600 and 7500 series," the processors' Hyper-Threading technology and its parallelism capability is the highlight of the 45-page paper for Vijay Tatkar. The Hyper-Threading technology provides two hardware threads per processor core and is capable of executing threads in parallel within each core. This means an 8-core Intel Xeon processor provides a total of 16 hardware threads. "That packs a walloping SPECint_rate of 1250 and SPECfp_rate of 887," Tatkar writes in his April 2nd blog entry.
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08 Mar 2010
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New Oracle-Sun Downloads [22841]
Most Recent and Popular Ones Listed

The Oracle-Sun downloads page offers the latest downloads along with a list of the top software visitors have downloaded. The page also offers its featured downloads, such as Java, NetBeans, GlassFish, JavaFX, OpenOffice.org, VirtualBox, and more. This article lists the most recent and top downloads, and links to access them.
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