Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sun ZFS Backup Appliance for Engineered System

Oracle Unveiles SUN ZFS Backup Appliance for Oracle Engineered System Follow through the vision to integrate more Sun products with the Engineered System   Oracle today announced the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance, an integrated, high performance backup solution for Oracle … Continue reading

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LJE keynote @OOW1012 Tokyo, Japan

Oracle OOW2012 @Tokyo LJE’s keynote  provide some new insight and some of my own observations: Use Apple as example for HW + SW integrated together and Services (online) Compete in price/performance against IBM big iron/storage COTS xeno servers/storage LJE  did … Continue reading

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Solaris 11 What’s New

Oracle has Solaris  Forum day 4/25 2012 all presentations Some interesting points: once year update, s11u1 end of the year, more on OOW2012 zone on exadata zone with IB support zone with RDS3.0 support zone with IPoIB zone with share … Continue reading

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Some Observations on HPC in China

China support various research and development in CPU and OS On the OS side it is taking the open source Linux direction and try to add the Chinese requirements On the CPU side it also take open source and license … Continue reading

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Intel Xeon Naming

this link from Intel talk about processor naming this link highlight the Xeon naming   It breaks down into: 1.  Brand (no change here). 2.  Product line (there are three…E3, E5, E7). 3.  Product family. 4.  Version (v2, v3, etc.). … Continue reading

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Oracle E5-2600 M3 Server

Oracle announce the server and blade based on Intel E5-2600 X4170M3 X4270M3 X6270M3 (blade) key features 4 1/10 Gbe on Board PCI-3 slots More and higher speed memory support s10u10 and S11 and OEL 5.7/6.1 support w2008sp2 w2008R2sp1, suse11sp1, ESXi5.0 … Continue reading

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Oracle OEM ops center 12c

Oracle announce the OEM ops Center 12c Key capabilities in Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c help customers: Accelerate Mission Critical Cloud Deployment:  delivers comprehensive cloud lifecycle management across Oracle hardware,  Oracle Linux and Oracle Solaris,  including central management of … Continue reading

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Low Latency 2.0 and Big Data Andy Bechtolsheim

At 2012 HPC Linux for Wall Street, Andy Bechtolsheim give two presentations:Low Latency 2.0Big DataI include some picture for Andy’s talk with this linkvery interest talks

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