Oracle launches SPARC Supercluster

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  1. MajorDomo

    MajorDomo [H]ard as it Gets

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    Oracle announced recently the launch of its SPARC Supercluster enterprise computing system. The new supercomputer is 3 times faster than the old record holder, IBM’s DB2.


     
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  3. LightningCrash

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    Maybe with all this computing power they can make the Oracle MSC work.

    Or not.
     
  4. PhuFighter

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    I think the PPD is $60M but if you accept the leasing agreements, etc., you'll get a discount to about $30M.

    Re: performance, this used a 27 SPARC RAC cluster to get three times the performance of IBM's cluster of 3 power 780's. I think that it's 9x the computers, and 9x the # of cores... for 3x the performance.