Oracle Announces New SPARC Supercluster

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Redwood Shores, CA – December 2, 2010

News Facts

Oracle today unveiled the SPARC Supercluster based on SPARC T3 and M5000 servers.

Oracle's SPARC Supercluster is a complete infrastructure solution for running Oracle database RAC environments. Based upon the architecture used in Oracle's new TPC-C world record, the SPARC Supercluster solution utilizes new SPARC servers, FlashFire, InfiniBand QDR, Oracle Solaris, and the ZFS Storage Appliance.
Available in the next calendar year, the Oracle SPARC Supercluster will be available in T3-2, T3-4 and M5000-based configurations.
Specifically, all three SPARC Supercluster configurations include SPARC T3 or M5000 servers, Sun ZFS Storage 7420 servers, and Sun Network ZFS InfiniBand Gateway Switches.
With the addition of the SPARC Supercluster, Oracle continues to set the standard for database systems, maximizing customer value with leading database performance in a complete and tested package.

Supporting Quote

“The SPARC Supercluster is a new family of general purpose machines that includes software, servers, networking and storage,” said Oracle CEO, Larry Ellison. “The combination of Oracle’s world-class software, and the latest hardware innovations represented by the new SPARC T3-based servers, runs Oracle database faster than anything ever before.”

Supporting Resources

Oracle’s Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers (
Oracle Benchmarks (
Join Oracle’s online communities: Performance blogs ( , Twitter ( and Facebook (
Watch the on-demand replay of the Webcast ( and join the conversation on Twitter at #oraclesun.

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