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18/08/2014 09:00

As part of the annual 'Hot Chips' convention, Oracle have released a couple of details about the hot-ly anticipated M7 incarnation of the SPARC CPU line up. Featuring 8 core clusters, and a total of 32 cores per socket the SPARC M7 has 10 Billion, yes BILLION transistors on one chip.

18/08/2014 09:00 by Adam Lister

08/08/2014 09:00

Violin Memory have unveiled a new 'mid-range' all flash array - the 6100. Aimed at small to mid-size enterprise that require highly performant storage, but not the kind of size usually attributed to Violin.

08/08/2014 09:00 by Adam Lister

08/04/2014 10:00

Today, Oracle released details of their replacement for the X2-4, the X4-4. Featuring 4 of Intels E7-8895 v2 Ivy Bridge-EX processors, and up to 3 TB of main memory. The new X4-4 boasts 50% more cores, and 50% more memory slots.

08/04/2014 10:00 by Carolyne Jones

06/03/2014 13:30

Fujitsu have released two E5-2400 v2 based servers, the first of their new naming structure. Based on Intel's 22nm technology, these new boxes are Ivy Bridge-EN based with up to 10 cores and lower power draw than the E5-2600 series.

06/03/2014 13:30 by Carolyne Jones

18/02/2014 11:30

Intel have released the long awaited Ivy Bridge EX 'E7 v2' line of server CPUs. Hot on the heels of this, Dell, HP and IBM have released their E7 v2 range of servers. Allowing up to 6TB of main system memory, and up to 15 cores per socket, the E7 v2 delivers faster IO - and increases the amount of data that you can keep hot.

18/02/2014 11:30 by Carolyne Jones

21/01/2014 08:30

The Violin Memory 200 Series is a 12TB to 64TB Flash storage solution that can transform the performance of your trading and back-office systems. Results speak for themselves, so if your traders or strategists complain about poor system performance, take Violin Memory Flash storage for a test drive. Our team will deliver and install the Flash array at no cost to you.

21/01/2014 08:30 by Carolyne Jones

04/09/2013 14:30
Fujitsu SPARC64-X+

Fujitsu have upped the power of their SPARC64-X processor in its new SPARC64-X+. Fujitsu will be targeting 3.5 GHz with this latest upgrade to its long standing SPARC CPU line - a 16% increase to its SPARC64-X predecessor. This will deliver up to 448 gflops of peak performance (double-precision floating point). 

04/09/2013 14:30 by Daniel Goodman

02/09/2013 14:30

Last week (28/08/2013), Oracle unveiled details of the SPARC M6 cpu, with IBM in its crosshairs. Reaction is positive from those with memory hungry compute needs. Scalable to 96 sockets, the SPARC M6 should hold the attention of large corporations and governmental institutions.

02/09/2013 14:30 by Carolyne Jones

15/08/2013 10:00

Oracle will be announcing notable enhancements to the NAS solution offerings in the form of ZS3. This will include new systems, configuration options, and software features. Integration with ZS3 and Oracle Database will be a big talking point. The new ZFSSA will be outlined in mid September - replacing the ZFS Storage Appliance line.

15/08/2013 10:00 by Carolyne Jones

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