Oracle launches SPARC servers with fastest microprocessor

Karachi: Oracle has introduced a complete refresh of their midrange and high-end SPARC server in line with advance businesses need of computing power to discover growth and opportunities and turn social streams into market intelligence.

The new SPARC T5 and M5 servers are installed in Oracle Solaris with world’s fastest microprocessor, says a release on Wednesday.

Oracle’s new SPARC T5 servers have set 17 world records1 and are the world’s best platforms for enterprise computing at any scale, delivering the best value for database and enterprise applications.

“Oracle has refreshed its SPARC family with the world’s fastest processor and launched the world’s fastest single server for Database, Java and multitier applications,” said John Fowler, executive vice president, Systems, Oracle. “The new SPARC T5 and M5 systems leapfrog the competition with up to 10x the performance of the previous generation, offering an unbeatable value for midrange and high-end enterprise computing.”

The servers also easily address multiple application requirements and quickly meet demanding service level agreements hence enhance the efficiency of the businesses manifold and reduce the cost of operation significantly.

The new SPARC servers and Oracle Solaris deliver mainframe class reliability, availability and serviceability RAS, with the Oracle Solaris Guarantee Program for binary and source compatibility to ensure the highest levels of enterprise application availability and backwards compatibility to run a broad range of new and existing enterprise applications.

The servers expand Oracle’s SPARC portfolio and enable near linear scalability from 1 to 32 sockets, with one common core, one operating system, and one common set of systems management and virtualization tools, making them ideal platforms for building clouds.