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Advantages and Efficiencies of Oracle SPARC S7 Server Over Commodity Alternatives

Oracle PaaS/IaaS/Hardware
Published:  Jul 25, 2017
Length:  19 pages

This Edison Group whitepaper explores the new SPARC S7 server features and then compares this offering to a similar x86 offering.The key characteristics of the SPARC S7 to be highlighted are:  Designed for scale-out and cloud infrastructures, SPARC S7 processor with greater core performance than the latest Intel Xeon E5, processor, Software in Silicon which offers hardware-based features such as data acceleration and security.  The SPARC S7 is then compared to a similar x86 solution from three different perspectives, namely performance, risk and cost.



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