By: Ben Boehman, Technical Marketing Engineer with AMD Embedded Solutions
Capability and capacity systems are the yin and yang of the server world. Capability systems are designed for a single type of workload and often have a focus on single thread performance. In contrast, capacity systems are workhorses, hosting a variety of different jobs and workloads simultaneously and running a range of tasks competently and efficiently. As virtualization becomes pervasive in Data Centers, capacity computing is taking over as the norm.
By Sam Eu, Sales & Marketing Director at Avalue
Steve Belt, corporate vice president, Ultra Low Power Products
More and more SSD and flash memory storage solutions are coming to the storage market. Some of vendors use the fast storage as cache, some – as a tiered storage. Let’s look at the difference between these two approaches.
By Peter Hoser, Fujitsu Technology Solutions
The rigors of digital signage installations, whether deployed on large screens, kiosks or in vehicles, are hard – temperature variants, dirt, vibration, shock and remote locations. Digital signage PC players, therefore, require a system that delivers high reliability when operating continuously under heavy load in harsh environments.
Oracle's SPARC T4-4 server configured with
four SPARC T4 3.0 GHz processors
concurrent users on Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition
11g benchmark using
Oracle Database 11g Release 2 running on
Oracle Solaris 10.
A SPARC T4-4 server running Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise
Edition 11g achieved 25,000 concurrent
users with an average response
time of 0.36 seconds with Oracle BI server cache set to ON.
Oracle set a World Record for the
Oracle E-Business Suite Standard Medium multiple-online module
using Oracle's SPARC T4-2 and SPARC T4-4 servers which ran
the application and database.
Oracle's SPARC T4 servers demonstrate
performance leadership and world-record
results on Oracle E-Business Suite Applications R12 OLTP benchmark by
publishing the first result using multiple concurrent online
application modules with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 running
Oracle's SPARC T4 servers set a new World Record for
Oracle's Siebel Platform Sizing and Performance Program
(PSPP) benchmark suite. The result used Oracle's
Siebel Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Industry Applications Release
22.214.171.124 and Oracle Database 11g
Release 2 running Oracle Solaris on three SPARC T4-2 and
two SPARC T4-1 servers.
Oracle's SPARC T4-4 servers running Oracle's PeopleSoft HCM 9.1
combined online and batch benchmark achieved World Record 18,000
concurrent users while executing a PeopleSoft Payroll
batch job of 500,000 employees in 43.32
minutes and maintaining online users response time at < 2 seconds.
This world record is the first to run online and batch workloads