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Primeur weekly 2014-06-16

The Cloud

Red Hat unveils Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, redefining the enterprise operating system ...

IBM launches new Cloud data centres for government workloads ...

HP unveils global open network for Cloud services ...

Oracle delivers latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c ...

IBM drives integration of open technologies to foster Cloud adoption ...

HP extends persistent data protection from data centre to Cloud with encryption innovations ...

HP introduces thin client solutions delivering increased performance and flexibility for Cloud environments ...

Light touch, simple, consumer-like user experiences on smartphones and tablets usher in next generation of Oracle applications Cloud ...

IBM and SAP expand partnership to bring SAP applications to the SoftLayer Cloud ...

EuroFlash

International supercomputing community to gather in Leipzig from June 22-26 ...

PREFORMA project to launch call for tender - 2.805.000 euro funding for future memory standards ...

Breakthrough for information technology using Heusler materials ...

PRACE elects new Council Chair and Vice-Chair ...

USFlash

CoolIT Systems climbs to no. 34 on the 2014 PROFIT 500 ranking ...

New hi-tech approach to studying sedimentary basins ...

Scientists use "Big Bang" supercomputer to build better jet engine ...

HP makes enterprise architecture of the future a reality ...

IBM announces Watson Mobile Developer Challenge winners ...

IBM Watson and Genesys partner to power smarter customer experiences ...

Oracle Database In-Memory powers the real-time enterprise ...

Contextuality puts the 'magic' in quantum computing ...

IBM ships POWER8 Power system servers to provide clients an open platform for Big Data ...

Fujitsu Laboratories develops record-breaking 56 Gbps receiver circuit for communications between CPUs ...

Oracle announces new, highly optimized x86 servers ...

Oracle Database In-Memory lets ISVs easily deliver applications for the real-time enterprise ...

Oracle announces new, highly optimized x86 servers

11 Jun 2014 Redwood Shores - Oracle is announcing the latest in its line of workload-specific, enterprise-class servers, the Sun Server X4-4 and Sun Server X4-8. Co-engineered with Oracle software, these servers are the first to include elastic computing features, maximizing performance by adapting to different workload demands in real time. The Sun Server X4-4 is designed specifically for business intelligence and analytics and server consolidation, while the Sun Server X4-8 is the best x86 platform for Oracle Database In-Memory option and scale-up applications. Oracle's x86 servers are key building blocks for Oracle Engineered Systems.

Oracle's Sun Server X4-4 and Sun Server X4-8 are the first and only systems to offer unique elastic computing features in the hardware, which dynamically adapts to workload specific requirements to maximize system utilization and improve efficiency.

With Oracle's x86 elastic computing capabilities - achieved by engineering together the server design based on Intel Xeon Processor E7-8895 v2 with Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux - customers can configure these systems to dynamically optimize for core count or core performance to support optimal performance for a given workload.

The Sun Server X4-8 is ideal for running Oracle Database and, when combined with the Oracle Database In-Memory option, can speed up query processing by allowing even more of the database to be memory-optimized.

The Sun Server X4-4 is well suited for applications requiring large memory footprint virtual machines and is ideal for running real time analytics software.

The new servers optimize valuable data centre space and are able to manage extreme memory and I/O requirements for mission-critical workloads. The systems also offer excellent performance for virtualization and high density, clustered computing in enterprise Cloud environments.

Oracle's x86 servers, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM are engineered, tested, deployed and supported together, offering ideal reliability, availability and serviceability.

"The Sun Server X4-4 and Sun Server x4-8 further Oracle's goal of simplifying IT and significantly reducing operating expenses for our customers by delivering products that are best for Oracle Database In-Memory Option and business analytics", stated Ali Alasti, senior vice president, Hardware Development, Oracle. "Through close collaboration with Intel, we are the first to announce servers based on the new Intel Xeon E7-8895 v2 processors and the first with unique capabilities that allow customers to dynamically address different workloads in real time."

"The Intel Xeon processor E7-8895 v2, in conjunction with specialized Oracle software, combines the capabilities of the three highest performing processors in the Intel Xeon processor E7 v2 family into a single, adaptable processor. Oracle's new four and eight socket servers can simplify the process of determining system configurations and purchasing while allowing dynamic repurposing of assets", stated Shannon Poulin, VP and GM Datacenter Marketing Group, Intel Corporation.
Source: Oracle

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2014-06-16

The Cloud

Red Hat unveils Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, redefining the enterprise operating system ...

IBM launches new Cloud data centres for government workloads ...

HP unveils global open network for Cloud services ...

Oracle delivers latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c ...

IBM drives integration of open technologies to foster Cloud adoption ...

HP extends persistent data protection from data centre to Cloud with encryption innovations ...

HP introduces thin client solutions delivering increased performance and flexibility for Cloud environments ...

Light touch, simple, consumer-like user experiences on smartphones and tablets usher in next generation of Oracle applications Cloud ...

IBM and SAP expand partnership to bring SAP applications to the SoftLayer Cloud ...

EuroFlash

International supercomputing community to gather in Leipzig from June 22-26 ...

PREFORMA project to launch call for tender - 2.805.000 euro funding for future memory standards ...

Breakthrough for information technology using Heusler materials ...

PRACE elects new Council Chair and Vice-Chair ...

USFlash

CoolIT Systems climbs to no. 34 on the 2014 PROFIT 500 ranking ...

New hi-tech approach to studying sedimentary basins ...

Scientists use "Big Bang" supercomputer to build better jet engine ...

HP makes enterprise architecture of the future a reality ...

IBM announces Watson Mobile Developer Challenge winners ...

IBM Watson and Genesys partner to power smarter customer experiences ...

Oracle Database In-Memory powers the real-time enterprise ...

Contextuality puts the 'magic' in quantum computing ...

IBM ships POWER8 Power system servers to provide clients an open platform for Big Data ...

Fujitsu Laboratories develops record-breaking 56 Gbps receiver circuit for communications between CPUs ...

Oracle announces new, highly optimized x86 servers ...

Oracle Database In-Memory lets ISVs easily deliver applications for the real-time enterprise ...