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Timothy Prickett Morgan Says Oracle is Back in the UNIX Game
With SPARC T3 servers
November 2, 2010,
Volume 153, Issue 1

Timothy Prickett Morgan recently posted an article in "The Register" stating, "Oracle has slashed prices and boosted performance to show IBM and HP that it is indeed back in the Unix game."

He says that two of the four new T-3 servers are now shipping and they are being offered in the Oracle online store and they offer "substantially better bang for the buck than their SPARC T2 and T2+ predecessors."

To show the relative improvement in bang for the buck of the T3 machines, Timothy has built a comparison table which shows the chips, cores, clocks, memory configuration, and a metric he calls Relative Ooomph. That table shows that the T3 servers offer much better price performance than the T5120, T5220, and T5420 machines they replace in the T Series server lineup. "

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