Oracle has announced the release of several new x86 servers based on the Westmere EP and Nehalem EX processors. This is a really short blog entry, because the website is so loaded with information I haven’t much to add:
- Main Oracle Page for x86 Family of Systems
- Impressive List of x86 Benchmark Results with Oracle Sun Systems
Oracle Real Application Clusters Does Not Scale?
I’d like to single out an interesting benchmark. This Oracle Sun x4470 SAP SD benchmark result highlights Real Application Clusters scalability and a result in 6U worth of rack space that beats the recent HP Proliant DL980 G7 result with Microsoft by 15%. The DL980 G7 is an 8U server.
Yes, It Runs IBM DB2, Too.
Lest we forget, people do deploy IBM DB2 on Solaris. To read more follow the link: