Monthly Archives: September 2011

solaris 10 upgrade issues

recently do some simple solaris. 10 upgrade to u8 I encounter some unexpected issues 1) when full root zone has JES installed it has new version of SUNWjato 2 .1.5 instead of the 2.1.2 when use zoneadm -z zname attach … Continue reading

Posted in oracle, Solaris 10, SPARC | Tagged | Leave a comment

T4 chip and T4 Servers part2

Now Oracle provide more detail about T4 chip and T4 servers OOO exec Dual Instr issues Data/Instr Prefetch 16KBI$ 16KB D$ 128KB L2$ 4MB L3$ 2.85/3Ghz 40 nm 8 thread/core, 8 core/processor, 64 thread/processor, HV I FRU mult/add /core, 8 … Continue reading

Posted in CMT, LDOM, oracle, Oracle OC, oracle-vm, Solaris, Solaris 10, SPARC | Leave a comment

SPARC SuperCluster T4

Today 9/26/2011 announce the T4 SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 server 4x3Ghz 8Core and 1TB RAM FAQ, DS, arch-WP5U ZFS appliance 7320-C 6U exadata Storage Cell x2-2 2U IB switch DC-36 1U S11 11/11 or S10 8/11, S10 09/10 with 8/11 Patch … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Oracle Earning 09/21 2011

Oracle earning q1  has some interesting high light: Donot care about low margin business, e.g. intel and MSFT staff sale High margin with oracle own SW  IP and HW New appliance target SMB new SPARC SuperCluster that use exadata storage … Continue reading

Posted in oracle, SPARC, SPARC Supercluster | Leave a comment

oracle databaseappliance

Today Oracle announce databaseappliance target SMB Available today, Oracle announced the Oracle Database Appliance, an easy-to-use, affordable, and highly available database appliance that is built using Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Real Application Clusters on a 2-node Sun … Continue reading

Posted in ASM, databaseappliance, oracle, x86 | Leave a comment

X4800 M2 server

Oracle/Sun X4800 M2 server Based on Intel Xeon E7-8000 Processor (Westmere-EX) Support E8830 , 2.13Ghz 105W X8860, 2.26 Ghz 130W X8870 , 2.4Ghz 130W Upto 2TB RAM, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB DIMM Datasheet Arch-WP Power Calculator External Storage, OS, Options … Continue reading

Posted in oracle, Solaris, x86 | Leave a comment

OOW 2011

Main link Oracle Open World 2011 Oct/2 to Oct/6 Server.Storage and Solaris Database Middleware Applications    Some Speculations : Things May happen or May not Solaris 10 U10 Solaris 11 FCS T4 servers Update of exalogic with T4-server Oracle 11gR2  … Continue reading

Posted in OOW2011, oracle, Solaris | Leave a comment

Solaris 10 u10 (8/11)

If one google Solaris 10 8/11 or Solaris 10u10 one can find few hit used in HPC-H benchmark for M8000 http://sparcv9.blogspot.com/2010/08/solaris-10-update-10.html also RDSv3 for use with Oracel RAC PSARC/2007/587 Volo Low Latency Socket Framework PSARC/2010/108 zil synchronicity Adobe reader for X86 … Continue reading

Posted in Solaris 10 | 2 Comments

possible feature in Solaris 11

this post list some possible feature in S11 the most interesting one: Zones will be able to share NFS filesystem Fuse support T4 support exadata and exalogic support

Posted in Solaris, solaris 11 express | Leave a comment

KVM in SmartOS

I come across this feature of KVM on SmartOS one can Download LiveCD from smartos.oeg Interesting Presentation by Bryans Cantrill blog SmartOS combine ZFS Dtrace Zone KVM BSD package management GNU toolchain Key Developer of KVM/SmartOS Max Bruning Rebert Mustachi … Continue reading

Posted in KVM, SmartOS, Solaris | Leave a comment