Oracle SPARC T5-4 Server—Comparisons

Optimized for the Cloud

Oracle's SPARC T5-4 server redefines the mid-range with a cost-effective, highly efficient cloud infrastructure platform for Oracle applications, Oracle Database, and middleware deployments.

  • SPARC T5-4 Server front view

    2x throughput performance and 1.2x single-thread performance increase over previous generation accelerates application performance and improves scalability.

  • SPARC T5-4 Server right top angle view

    Enterprise-class availability in a compact design.

  • SPARC T5-4 Server top front view

    Built-in, no-cost virtualization technology with Oracle VM Server for SPARC and Oracle Solaris Zones simplifies server consolidation, improves utilization, and reduces operational overhead.

  • SPARC T5-4 Server left angle view

    Runs Oracle Solaris 11 and Solaris 10 with guaranteed binary compatibility and support for legacy applications.


  SPARC T4-1 Server SPARC T5-2 Server SPARC T5-4 Server SPARC T5-8 Server
Processor Model: SPARC T4 SPARC T5 SPARC T5 SPARC T5
Processor Speed: 2.85 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Max Processors: 1 2 4 8
Max Cores Per System: 8 32 64 128
Max Threads Per System: 64 256 512 1024
Storage Controller: 2x LSI SAS 2008 8port SAS2/SATA2 Controllers 2x LSI SAS2008 8port SAS3/SATA2 controllers 2x LSI SAS2008 8port SAS3/SATA2 controllers 2x LSI SAS2008 8port SAS3/SATA2 controllers
Built-In Security: On-chip encryption instruction accelerators with direct non-privileged support for 16 industry-standard cryptographic algorithms plus random number generation in each of the eight cores. On-chip encryption instruction accelerators with direct non-privileged support for 16 industry-standard cryptographic algorithms plus random number generation in each of the sixteen cores. On-chip encryption instruction accelerators with direct non-privileged support for 16 industry-standard cryptographic algorithms plus random number generation in each of the sixteen cores. On-chip encryption instruction accelerators with direct non-privileged support for 16 industry-standard cryptographic algorithms plus random number generation in each of the sixteen cores.
Max System Memory: 512 GB 1 TB 2 TB 4 TB
Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS): Hot-pluggable disk drives, redundant hot-swappable power supplies and fans Hot-pluggable disk drives, redundant hot-swappable power supplies and fans Hot-pluggable disk drives, redundant hot-swappable power supplies and fans Hot-pluggable disk drives, redundant hot-swappable power supplies and fans
Manageability: Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM)
Maximum Number of Disk Drives: 8 6 8 8
Largest Available Drive Size: 600 GB 600 GB 600 GB 600 GB
Maximum Drive Spindle Speed: 10,000 RPM 10,000 RPM 10,000 RPM 10,000 RPM
Drive Protocol: SAS SAS SAS SAS
Physical Size: 2.5" 2.5" 2.5" 2.5"
Maximum Number of Solid State Drives: 8 6 8 8
Largest Available Solid State Drive Size: 400 GB 400 GB 400 GB 400 GB
CD-RW/DVD-RW: 1x DVD-RW 1x DVD-RW DVD-RW via rKVMS DVD-RW via rKVMS
Ethernet Ports: 4x 1 GB 4x 10 GB 4x 10 GB 4x 10 GB
USB Ports: 4x USB 2.0 4x USB 2.0/3.0 4x USB 3.0 4x USB 3.0
Serial Ports: 1x RJ45 1x RJ45 1x RJ45 1x RJ45
Video Ports: 1x VGA 1x VGA 1x VGA 1x VGA
PCIe Slots: 6x PCIe 2.0 8x PCIe 3.0 16x PCIe 3.0 16x PCIe 3.0
Power/ Cooling: N/A N/A N/A N/A
Power Supply Type: Redundant (N+1) and hot-swappable Redundant (N+1) and hot-swappable Redundant (N+1) and hot-swappable Redundant (2+2) and hot-swappable
Power Supply Type: 2x 1,200 W 100-240 VAC 2x 2,000 W 200-240 VAC 2x 3,000 W 200-240 VAC 4x 3,000 W 200-240 VAC
Form Factor: Rack mount Rack mount Rack mount Rack mount
Rack Units: 2U 3RU 5RU 8RU
Operating System/ Software: Solaris / Oracle VM for SPARC Solaris / Oracle VM for SPARC Solaris / Oracle VM for SPARC Solaris / Oracle VM for SPARC


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