Category Archives: LDOM

T5-8 SPARC SuperCluster

 

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T4-2 vs T5-2

server T4-2 T5-2 H 3U 3U HBA PCIe2 (10) PCIe3(8) HDD 6 6 1 ge/10 ge 4 ge 4 1/10 ge DIMM 32(max 1TB) 32(max 512GB) LDOM 128 256 PCIe root complex 2 2 max root Domain with hdd + … Continue reading

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T4-2 server vs T4-4 (2 socket) server

server T4-2 T4-4 (2 socket) H 3U 5U HBA PCIe2 (10) PCIE2-EM(16) HDD 6 8 1 ge 4 4 DIMM 32(Max 1TB) 32(Max 1TB) LDOM 128 128 PCIe root complex 2 2 max root Domain with hdd + NIC 1 … Continue reading

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Oracle Virtual Network add Support for SPARC server

this link announce the oracle virtual network support for SPARC server T5, T4 and M5 and Solaris 11 for SPARC and x86. Oracle Virtual Networking can help customers achieve results like these: Improve application performance by 4 times Reduce infrastructure … Continue reading

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T4-4, T5-4 root domain and boot devices

T5-5   T4-4   T5-5 has  8 pcie Root complex, can support 8 root domains, only two RD has HDD and Net T4-4  has 4 pcie root complex can support 4 root domains, only two RD has HDD and Net … Continue reading

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T5 vs T4 server

T5 vs T4 CPU T5 CPU @3.6Ghz and 16 core, T4 CPU @3Ghz and 8 core Oracle claim single thread improvement T5/T4~ 3.6/3= 1.2X oracle claim throughput T5/T4~16c x 8 thread/8c x 8 thread= 2X From the oracle site (price … Continue reading

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OVM SPARC (Ldom) root domain

This interesting whitepaper discuss the root Domains and use case for  T4 servers Root domains are a type of logical domain characterized by the fact that they own one or more PCIe root complexes and therefore do not share I/O … Continue reading

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