Oracle SPARC servers deliver high performance, security, and uptime for customers’ database and Java workloads. Organizations lower the cost of modernizing UNIX infrastructure with scale-up and scale-out designs that include the Oracle Solaris operating system and virtualization software at no additional cost. Customers’ workloads run faster using built-in acceleration of Oracle Database and Java, resulting in lower total cost of ownership (TCO).
The SPARC M8 processor allows customers to run Java applications with record per-core performance for critical Java operations, as shown by SPECjbb2015 benchmarks performed by Oracle engineering.
Silicon Secured Memory and end-to-end hardware data encryption secures customer data while maintaining excellent performance.
Hardware optimizations for Oracle Database and Java, such as Data Analytics Acceleration, enable customers to run Oracle applications faster and more efficiently.
The Oracle Solaris Binary Application Guarantee ensures that current applications will run unchanged on new SPARC systems, simplifying customers’ system upgrades and reducing risk.
Oracle SPARC servers support up to 384 cores and 48 TB of memory so customers can efficiently consolidate UNIX applications, reducing data center complexity.
A comprehensive suite of security technologies, including end-to-end hardware encryption, allow customers to lower their risks by limiting intrusions and cyberattacks.
SPARC processors include up to 16 built-in cryptographic algorithms, enabling IT staff to provide comprehensive data encryption without reducing application performance.
SPARC M8 and S7 processors reduce malware threats companies face by preventing invalid operations on application data, eliminating buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and fans allow customer applications to continue to run through component failures and repair operations.
Hot-pluggable disk drives and PCIe card carriers, along with Solaris operating system upgrades on running systems, reduce downtime for customers’ UNIX applications.
Data analytics accelerators speed up Oracle Database In-Memory queries, allowing customers to quickly analyze OLTP databases.
SPARC processor cores are designed and optimized for Java enterprise software, enabling enterprises to run crucial applications faster and with less resources providing the best efficiency per core.
Hardware support for Oracle Number accelerates Oracle Database operations involving floating point data, enabling customers to analyze in-memory databases in less time.
Built-in Software in Silicon features, such as Silicon Secured Memory, increase developer productivity and software quality by automatically detecting memory access errors such as buffer overflows.
The best UNIX operating system for Oracle Database, Java, and demanding consolidated workloads improves customer productivity and efficiency.
The Oracle Solaris Binary Application Guarantee ensures customers that current applications will run unchanged on new SPARC systems.
Anti-malware protection from the kernel to the application protects crucial data and secures customer systems against cyberattacks.
In-depth observability capabilities enable customers to troubleshoot systems and applications in real time.
Single-command updating of customers’ entire Solaris installations reduces IT administrator workloads and costs, while multi-node compliance reporting saves customers time and money.
Up to 256 cores and 8 TB of memory reduce data center complexity by increasing consolidation efficiency for customers’ UNIX applications.
Option of two physically isolated partitions within a SPARC M8-8 system allow customers to increase application availability without increasing data center complexity.
No cost virtualization enables customers to run more than 100 virtual machines per processor, lowering data center complexity and costs.
Proactive memory error detection and recovery with built-in DIMM sparing allows customer applications to run uninterrupted across memory failures.
Up to 76 TB of internal NMVe flash storage and 24 hot-pluggable PCIe 3.0 (x16) slots accelerate customers’ data-intensive UNIX workloads.
Customers efficiently run UNIX applications with single, dual, and four-socket SPARC T8 servers that are optimized for different size workloads.
Cost-effective systems with 32 to 128 processor cores, up to 4 TB of memory, and up to 51 TB of NVMe flash storage allow customers to support a wide range of UNIX workloads with low TCO.
Multiple logical domains allow customers to efficiently allocate resources and increase application availability.
No-cost virtualization with virtually no system overhead enables customers to run more than 100 virtual machines per processor, substantially lowering data center complexity and costs.
Compact SPARC S7-2 servers with 8 or 16 high-performance processor cores, up to 1 TB of memory, and up to 25 TB of NVMe flash-storage or 9.6 TB of disk storage in a 1U form factor enable customers to minimize the cost of deploying UNIX infrastructure.
2U SPARC S7-2L servers with 16 high-performance processor cores, up to 1TB of memory, and up to 25 TB of NVMe flash-storage or 31 TB of disk-storage enable customers to run data-intensive UNIX workloads anywhere required.
High core efficiency and memory bandwidth enable customers to run applications quickly while built-in accelerators for data analytics provide capabilities not found on x86 systems.
Scale-out solutions implemented with SPARC S7 servers increase customer value with high security, performance, and reliability using Software in Silicon features not found in commodity systems.
The Fujitsu SPARC64 XII processor delivers the world’s fastest per-core performance for arithmetic processing so customers’ applications run faster than on other UNIX platforms.
A scale-up, building-block architecture enables customers to meet current UNIX workload demands and easily increase resources to meet future needs.
Up to 32 processors, 384 cores with more than 3,000 CPU threads, and 48 TB of DDR4 memory allows customers to reduce data center complexity by consolidating demanding workloads.
Per-core activation allows customers to reduce the cost of supporting UNIX workloads by only paying for the processor cores they enable.
Built-in reliability, availability, and serviceability features, including error detection and recovery mechanisms, ensure stable operations, maximizing uptime for crucial customer applications.
Customers run Oracle Database with high performance and efficiency because Software on Chip capabilities accelerate key database functions by implementing key software functions, such as Oracle Number arithmetic, in the processor.
NEBS Level 3 certification and ETSI compliance allow customers to deliver carrier-grade communications solutions.
A ruggedized 2U form factor enables customers to deliver continuous operation in severe conditions for telecommunications, embedded industrial, and public sector environments.
Redundant, hot-swappable AC or DC power supplies and hot-pluggable disks reduce system downtime.
1 or 2 Oracle SPARC S7 processors per server with up to 1 TB of memory give companies a choice of cost-effective configurations.
Up to 9.6 TB of disk storage optimizes customers’ workloads with a combination of high performance and low cost.
Oracle SPARC servers deliver high performance and availability for the most demanding enterprise workloads.
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Oracle SPARC servers are optimized to run Oracle Database, Java applications, and enterprise workloads more efficiently, making them the best option for UNIX workloads.
Oracle SPARC servers provide a fast and secure platform for database and application consolidation while maximizing uptime.
Oracle Solaris running on Oracle SPARC servers delivers layered security via built-in technologies that help customers prevent the spread of malware in the datacenter.
Oracle SPARC S7 severs enable customers to deploy scale-out solutions with the performance and security of Oracle SPARC systems and the cost model of commodity x86 servers.