SPARC T5 news

  • Hotchip 2012  Oracle will  talk about T5

      16-core SPARC T5 CMT Processor with glueless 1-hop scaling to 8-sockets
      Sebastian Turullols, Ram Sivaramakrishnan

  • Other news
    • T5 is 28nm
    • CMT, 16 core and each with 8 threads
    • Support upto 8 sockets gluelessm1-hop  server T5-8 and 4 socket T5-4
    • may have hardware accelerators into its chips to speed up its own software.
      • These will include,
        • memory versioning,
        • in-memory columnar database acceleration,
        • hardware decompression and
        • other such accelerators.

hotchip 2012 presentation detail

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Observations:

  • No mention of specific HW enhancement for Oracle APPS
  • Best on-chip encryption acceleration
  • Interesting 8 socket system
  • Interesting Power Management for Coherency Links and Memory links and others
  • Interesting PCI-3 enhancement for Oracle VM

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2 Responses to SPARC T5 news

  1. bank kus says:

    what do they use these for?

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