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2008-11-05 09:00:00

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced Sun Systems for MySQL(TM), a set of solutions designed to radically change the economics of Web service delivery for enterprise customers deploying MySQL-based Web Infrastructure on Sun servers. Proven customer deployments have shown the ability to improve performance by 300 percent, reduce power consumption by 83 percent and offer up to 10 times better price/performance, with higher system reliability and faster time to market. The new...

2008-11-05 03:00:22

Sun Microsystems, Inc., (Nasdaq:JAVA) and Europractice today announced a three-year collaboration to promote OpenSPARC(TM) CMT (Chip Multithreading) technology -- one of the only open sourced multi-core, multithreaded processor architectures -- as a reference design among 650 universities and research institutions across 38 countries in the European region. Europractice is a European Union-backed non-profit microelectronics design stimulation project managed by the STFC Rutherford Appleton...

2008-10-31 09:00:09

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the latest version of the Solaris(TM) 10 Operating System (OS) - Solaris 10 10/08. The new version builds on the core strengths of the Solaris 10 OS to help customers maximize asset usage and systems performance, manage datacenter complexity, preserve business continuity and reduce costs. Solaris 10 10/08 includes numerous product updates and enhancements, several of which were done through the OpenSolaris(TM) community...

2008-10-23 09:00:12

Sun Microsystems has expanded its systems portfolio with the addition of a new storage blade and two new server modules targeted at improving efficiency in the enterprise. The Sun Blade 6000 disk module offers up to 1.2Tb of storage capacity and coupled with Solaris ZFS is a flash-ready platform targeted to change the economics of the enterprise datacenter. The new UltraSPARC T2 Plus-based Sun Blade T6340 server module features built-in, no cost virtualization technologies via Solaris...

2008-10-15 15:00:07

Sun Microsystems has introduced a four-socket SPARC-based midrange server for ERP, CRM, database, and online transaction processing. Sun said the SPARC Enterprise T5440 server offers up to four processors and up to 512GB of memory in a 4U rack-mount chassis. It has up to 32 cores (256 threads), 512GB of memory, and an intelligent fan control that adjusts rotational fan speed based on changes in temperature. It also has a power distribution subsystem with digital regulators to reduce energy...

2008-10-13 09:00:12

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) and Fujitsu Limited (TOKYO:6702) today announced the SPARC(R) Enterprise T5440 server, the first server to deliver the scalability and reliability of traditional midrange systems with the breakthrough performance and radical energy efficiency of the UltraSPARC(R) T2 Plus architecture. More information on the SPARC Enterprise T5440 server is available at http://www.sun.com/T5440 and http://www.fujitsu.com/sparcenterprise. While competitive systems from...

2008-09-29 09:00:17

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced additions to its Sun Netra(TM) carrier-grade server family, driving new levels of performance, efficiency and scalability in the datacenter for telecommunication service providers. The new servers include the Sun Netra X4250 server, a 2U rackmount server powered by two high-performance LV quad-core Intel(R) Xeon(R) processors; the Sun Netra X4450 server, a 4U rackmount server and the industry's only carrier-grade server powered by four...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'