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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Hardware: SPARC SuperCluster versus IBM



Twice as Fast—SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 runs Java Applications and Oracle Database twice as fast as IBM Power 795.
$3.3 Million Lower Purchase Price—A sample deployment of a similar IBM Power 795 and SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 can be $3.3 million less.
8X Better Price/Performance—Based on the SuperCluster T4-4 performance and price advantage, SuperCluster results in 8 times better price to performance than the IBM Power 795.

Sources for Comparison of Systems:
Systems cost based on server, software and comparable storage list prices (without discounts), as well as third party research. Performance comparison based on Oracle internal testing together with publicly available information about IBM Power 795 TurboCore system with highest processor speed commercially available (4.25 GHz) as of Sept 28, 2011.