Category Archives: zone

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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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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Supported Virtualization and Partitioning Technologies for Oracle Database and RAC Product Releases update

this link cover most platform, we just high light the SPARC Key points: oracle rac are support with Solaris11.1 zone oracle rac are supported with Solaris 11.1 and osc 4.1  zone cluster for both solaris and solaris 10 zone Single … Continue reading

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M10 servers

this link and many other has info on the new SPARC M10 server this site has English translation, since these servers has Oracle logo so we ASSUME that oracle will  sale M10 One interesting feature: it will support Ldom in … Continue reading

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Oracle ECI announcement

Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for x86 and SPARC SPARC: Single-vendor solutions, HW and SW and from Apps to Disk extensive testing at Oracle, pretested, preoptimized, validated configuration a stable configuration Deployed in two days General purpose, flexable … Continue reading

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